Synopses & Reviews
The landmark legal document of the United States, the U.S. Constitution comprises the primary law of the Federal Government. Signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, the Constitution outlines the powers and responsibilities of the three chief branches of the Federal Government, as well as the basic rights of the citizens of the United States. This beautiful gift edition contains the complete text of the United States Constitution, as well as all of its amendments. It is a treasure for Americans of all ages.
The complete text of the United States Constitution, including all of the amendments. This elegant edition is sure to be prized by Americans of all ages.
About the Author
Founding Fathers of the United States (also known as the Framers, Fathers of Our Country, or the Founders) are the political leaders who signed the Declaration of Independence or the United States Constitution, or otherwise participated in the American Revolution as leaders of the Patriots.
Table of Contents
Preamble ["We the people...."] Article I [The Legislative Branch] ..Section 1. [Legislative Power Vested] ..Section 2. [House of Representatives] ..Section 3. [Senate] ..Section 4. [Elections of Senators and Representatives] ..Section 5. [Rules of House and Senate] ..Section 6. [Compensation and Privileges of Members] ..Section 7. [Passage of Bills] ..Section 8. [Scope of Legislative Power] ..Section 9. [Limits on Legislative Power] ..Section 10. [Limits on States] Article II [The Presidency] ..Section 1. [Election, Installation, Removal] ..Section 2. [Presidential Power] ..Section 3. [State of the Union, Receive Ambassadors, Laws Faithfully Executed, Commission Officers] ..Section 4. [Impeachment] Article III [The Judiciary] ..Section 1. [Judicial Power Vested] ..Section 2. [Scope of Judicial Power] ..Section 3. [Treason] Article IV [The States] ..Section 1. [Full Faith and Credit] ..Section 2. [Privileges and Immunities, Extradiction, Fugitive Slaves] ..Section 3. [Admission of States] ..Section 4. [Guarantees to States] Article V [The Amendment Process] Article VI [Legal Status of the Constitution] Article VII [Ratification]