The U.S. Constitution

And Fascinating Facts about it

Author: United States

Publisher: Oak Hill Pub

ISBN: 9781891743009

Category: History

Page: 96

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Offers the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence and features interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution in the two centuries since its creation.
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The U.S. Constitution and Fascinating Facts about it

Author: Robert F. Tedeschi

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781881473213

Category: Political Science

Page: 64

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This fast, fun guide to the most influential legal document ever created includes the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Amendments to the Constitution. The book provides insights on the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has intrepreted it in the two centuries since it was written.
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20 Fun Facts About the US Constitution

Author: Therese M. Shea

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 1433992019

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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The US Constitution is the oldest, shortest, one-document constitution in the world. But this ground-breaking document is much more than that--it proved to be the driving force behind the fight for independence all over the world. Readers are sure to be surprised and entertained by the numerous fun facts featured in this book. The text is accompanied by helpful graphic organizers, historic images, maps, and photographs of the Constitution itself.
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Rights and Values

Author: Patricia Hynes

Publisher: Cherry Lake

ISBN: 1602792003

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Our unalienable rights, and efforts to protect them, are a foundation of American government. Those rights, the Bill of Rights, and other protections are described in this book
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Understanding the US Constitution

Author: James Wolfe,Lesli J. Favor, Ph.D.

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 0766068633

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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The United States Constitution is our country’s founding document, providing the framework for our government and judicial system. Explore the goals, intentions, and debates of the framers of the constitution to understand how and why our nation continues to live by and interpret its principles today.
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Idiot's Guides: The U.S. Constitution, 2E

Author: Timothy Harper

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465458050

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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One of the most revered, imitated, and controversial governmental documents in the world, the U.S. Constitution serves as the foundation for the American government and shapes the lives of Americans every day. Yet, how many of us know its history and the impact it has on guiding our ever evolving nation? Idiot's Guides: The U.S. Constitution, Second Edition, provides you a clear look at the one single document that defines America. Suitable supplemental reading for students in high school government/civics classes and college political science classes, this guide covers the birth of the Constitution and the history and details of its amendments.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the U.S. Constitution

Author: Timothy Harper

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626146

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

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The "living" document that changed the world. One of the most revered, imitated, and controversial government documents in the world, the U.S. Constitution serves as the foundation for the American government and shapes the lives of Americans every day. But how many know its history and the impact it's had on American laws and practices throughout history? This guide serves as the most current and accessible handbook to this all-important document. -Covers the document itself, as well as controversial interpretations and decisions Download a sample chapter.
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Research, Grades 6 - 12

Author: Teddy Meister

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580374263

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Build reference skills for students in grades 4 and up using Research: Ready-to-Go Topics for Building Reference Skills. This 64-page book is perfect for classroom centers, unit launches, small- and large-group activities, and take-home assignments. The activities can be used in any order and with the ongoing curriculum. Students write reports, prepare presentations, and delve into related topics from science, history, geography, math, geology, and everyday themes.
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Jumpstarters for Vocabulary Building, Grades 4 - 8

Short Daily Warm-Ups for the Classroom

Author: Cindy Barden

Publisher: Mark Twain Media

ISBN: 1580373860

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Advance student vocabulary using Jumpstarters for Vocabulary: Short Daily Warm-Ups for the Classroom for grades 4 and up! This 48-page resource covers dictionary skills, confusing words, homophones, antonyms, synonyms, words from mythology, and foreign words and phrases. It includes five warm-ups per reproducible page, answer keys, and suggestions for use.
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What Was the Missouri Compromise?

And Other Questions about the Struggle over Slavery

Author: Wendy Lanier

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 076138829X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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When the Missouri Territory applied for statehood in 1818, the United States had an equal number of free states and slave states. The territory's leaders wanted Missouri to be a slave state. But that would have destroyed the balance of representation in Congress. A heated debate broke out. The southern representatives and Missouri's leaders thought states should be able to decide the slavery question for themselves. Northern members of Congress thought otherwise. Would the Union split apart over the question of slavery? The Missouri Compromise settled the argument and saved the Union-temporarily.So why was the Missouri Compromise of 1820 so controversial?Who was the great compromiser?What were the terms of the Missouri Compromise?Discover the facts about one of the most debated compromises in U.S. history.
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