The U.S. Constitution

A Very Short Introduction
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Product Number: DD39602
Released: Jun 02, 2018
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ISBN: #9781684415649
Narrator/s: Walter Dixon
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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Though the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1788, its impact on our lives is as recent as today's news. Claims and counterclaims about the constitutionality of governmental actions are a habit of American politics. This document, which its framers designed to limit power, often has made political conflict inevitable. It also has accommodated and legitimized the political and social changes of a vibrant, powerful democratic nation. A product of history's first modern revolution, the Constitution embraced a new formula for government: it restrained power on behalf of liberty, but it also granted power to promote and protect liberty. The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction explores the major themes that have shaped American constitutional history: federalism, the balance of powers, property, representation, equality, rights, and security. Informed by the latest scholarship, this book places constitutional history within the context of American political and social history. As our nation's circumstances have changed, so has our Constitution.


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The U.S. Constitution
Product Number: BX00104729
Product Number:DD39602
Product Number:Z100109005

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Author(s): David J. Bodenhamer
Narrator(s): Walter Dixon
Product Number Z100109005
Released: Aug 21, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684415656