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The Resource Fault lines in the Constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson

Fault lines in the Constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson

Label
Fault lines in the Constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today
Title
Fault lines in the Constitution
Title remainder
the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today
Statement of responsibility
written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the Constitutional origins of modern-day political problems and outlines solutions for these issues
Cataloging source
DLC
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Levinson, Cynthia
Dewey number
342.7302/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Levinson, Sanford
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional law
  • United States
  • United States
  • Civics
  • Civics
  • Constitutional law
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • Constitutional law
  • United States
  • United States
  • Civics
  • Constitutional law
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Fault lines in the Constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
It takes two to tango (bicameralism) -- Big states, little say (the Senate) -- Delete! (presidential veto) -- Majority rules, except when it doesn't (supermajority rules) -- How to cherry-pick voters (gerrymandering) -- Taxation without representation (the District of Columbia) -- "I'll just do it myself!: : "Oh, no, you won't" (direct democracy) -- Who can vote? How do you know? (voting rights) -- Who gets to represent you? (restrictions on running for congress) -- Who gets a shot at the Oval Office? (restrictions on running for president) -- Time's up! (presidential term limits) -- The college with no courses or credits (the Electoral College) -- Knock, knock. Is anybody there? (continuity in government) -- Is there a leader in the room? (presidential succession) -- The duck's in charge. January 20th (inauguration day) -- At war (emergency powers) -- At war with bugs (habeas corpus) -- We can change it, right? (amending the Constitution) -- Grading the Constitution -- Now what? -- Post-amble
Control code
ocn975998450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9781561459452
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017011413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Fault lines in the Constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
Publication
Copyright
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
It takes two to tango (bicameralism) -- Big states, little say (the Senate) -- Delete! (presidential veto) -- Majority rules, except when it doesn't (supermajority rules) -- How to cherry-pick voters (gerrymandering) -- Taxation without representation (the District of Columbia) -- "I'll just do it myself!: : "Oh, no, you won't" (direct democracy) -- Who can vote? How do you know? (voting rights) -- Who gets to represent you? (restrictions on running for congress) -- Who gets a shot at the Oval Office? (restrictions on running for president) -- Time's up! (presidential term limits) -- The college with no courses or credits (the Electoral College) -- Knock, knock. Is anybody there? (continuity in government) -- Is there a leader in the room? (presidential succession) -- The duck's in charge. January 20th (inauguration day) -- At war (emergency powers) -- At war with bugs (habeas corpus) -- We can change it, right? (amending the Constitution) -- Grading the Constitution -- Now what? -- Post-amble
Control code
ocn975998450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9781561459452
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017011413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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