Synopses & Reviews
History comes alive-in this illustrated guide to the Constitution and all 27 Amendments.
* Which state refused to send a delegation to the Constitutional Convention?
* Why was the Convention held in secret, with sentries at the door?
* What are the 27 Amendments?
The U.S. Constitution for Everyone relates how the "traitorous" Founding Fathers wrote the nation's supreme laws and how the thirteen Disunited States became a more perfect Union. A must for students of American history and for everyone who'd like to know more about the supreme laws of our nation.
Published in celebration of our Constitition's bicentennial, this is a clear, easy-to-read introduction to America's founding document. A page of the Constitution's actual text faces a page of explanation and information in such a way that both young and old can develop a clear understanding of the Constitution. Illustrated.
History comes alive in this illustrated guide to the Constitution and all 27 Amendments.
The Constitution has been in the news a lot recently. But most of us could probably use a refresher on this founding document of America--you can probably name the first and second amendments, but what about the 11th, or the 22nd? And what does all of that formal political language actually mean for us today?
The U.S. Constitution for Everyone answers these questions and more, like:
- How does impeachment work, anyway?
- How long is a Senator's term?
- What is covered by "freedom of speech"?
- What are "emoluments"?
- How exactly does a bill become a law?
This book makes understanding your rights easy with clear explanations of the complete text of the U.S. Constitution, as well as all 27 Amendments, alongside fascinating historical facts and explanations.
A must-read for students, curious citzens, and everyone who'd like to know more about the supreme laws of our nation.