The Penguin Guide To The United States Constitution: A Fully Annotated Declaration Of Independence…

Paperback | August 31, 2010

byRichard Beeman

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A unique and handy guide to the law of land from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars.

Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully annotated copy of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and amendments, all in their entirety. A marvel of accessibility and erudition, the guide also features a history of the making of the Consittution with excerpts from The Federalist Papers and a look at crucial Supreme Court cases that reminds us that the meaning of many of the specific provisions of the Constitution has changed over time.

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A unique and handy guide to the law of land from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American s...

Richard Beeman is professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as a trustee of the National Constitution Center and is chair of the Constitution Center's Committee on Programs, Exhibitions, and Education. His biography of Patrick Henry was a finalist for the National Book Award. He is, most recently, the author of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.3 × 4.2 × 0.6 inPublished:August 31, 2010Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143118102

ISBN - 13:9780143118107

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