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A pocket guide to the US constitution : what every American needs to know, Andrew B. Arnold

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A pocket guide to the US constitution : what every American needs to know
Title
A pocket guide to the US constitution
Title remainder
what every American needs to know
Statement of responsibility
Andrew B. Arnold
Title variation
Pocket guide to the United States constitution
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This handy guide helps readers understand, quickly and in nontechnical language, the US Constitution. Want to learn about the separation of powers, the emoluments clause, why slaves in colonial America were considered 3/5 of a person, gerrymandering, or why Congressional pay raises are limited? Historian Andrew Arnold provides a simple, non-partisan, line-by-line commentary with concise explanations of the Constitution's meaning and history, offering little known facts and anecdotes about all twenty-seven amendments, and discusses key Supreme Court cases through the ages. For ease of use Arnold follows the actual numbering system of articles, sections, and clauses in the Constitution. The book includes two tables of contents--one brief and one detailed--as well as a bibliography and a short conclusion by Arnold on the enduring significance of the Constitution
Cataloging source
DGU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arnold, Andrew Bernard
Dewey number
342.7302
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Constitutional law
  • United States
Label
A pocket guide to the US constitution : what every American needs to know, Andrew B. Arnold
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Structure and Preamble "We the people. . ." -- Three Branches of Government -- Limitations on State Sovereignty -- Ratification, Amending, and National Supremacy
Control code
ocn995847227
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 184 pages
Isbn
9781626165823
Lccn
2017034205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0021750151
  • (OCoLC)995847227
Label
A pocket guide to the US constitution : what every American needs to know, Andrew B. Arnold
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Structure and Preamble "We the people. . ." -- Three Branches of Government -- Limitations on State Sovereignty -- Ratification, Amending, and National Supremacy
Control code
ocn995847227
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiv, 184 pages
Isbn
9781626165823
Lccn
2017034205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0021750151
  • (OCoLC)995847227

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