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Title:
Webster's new world American words of freedom : complete text + commentary + glossary
Author:
Rohde, Stephen F.
Publication Information:
New York : Hungry Minds, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
ix, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Declaration of Independence. -- U.S. Constitution. -- Bill of Rights. -- Subsequent amendments. -- President George W. Bush address to a joint session of Congress and the American people [Sept. 20, 2001].
ISBN:
9780764566387
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Presents the complete texts of key historic documents with commentary on events surrounding their creation and an overview of United States constitutional law.


Author Notes

Stephen F. Rohde practices constitutional law in Southern California. He holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School, writes and lectures widely on constitutional issues, and is president of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Declaration of Independence
The U.S. Constitution
The Bill of Rights
Subsequent Amendments
Review
Resources
Reading Group Discussion Guide
Index
Appendix: PresidentGeorge W. Bush