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The US Constitution after 200 years

The US Constitution after 200 years

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Published by Free University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Rob Kroes, Eduard van de Bilt ; with contributions from Tony Badger ... [et al.].
      SeriesEuropean contributions to American studies ;, 15
      ContributionsKroes, Rob., Bilt, Eduard van de., Badger, Anthony J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4541.A2 U57 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 191 p. ;
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2232422M
      ISBN 109062567126, 9062567118
      LC Control Number89100271

      At , you'll begin to see why. You’ll get a feel for the Constitution itself and how it is that a document that was written over years ago still plays an integral role in our everyday lives. You'll see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence - and much more! The really important features of our Constitution are much more than years old in fact, they have roots in an idea that was codified in the Magna Carta in The idea was that folks could sit down with their government and define a relationship between the government and the governed on a silly piece of paper. George Washington was inaugurated as America’s first president on Ap In June of that same year, Virginia ratified the Constitution, and New York followed in July. On February 2, , the U.S. Supreme Court held its first session, marking the date when the government was fully operative.


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