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by Gary & Jared Zacharias

  • Author: Gary & Jared Zacharias
  • ISBN: 0737714255
  • ISBN13: 978-0737714258
  • ePub: 1615 kb | FB2: 1190 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Education & Reference
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Press; 1 edition (December 6, 2002)
  • Pages: 112
  • Rating: 4.6/5
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At Issue in History - Bill of Rights (hardcover edition) ePub download

by Jared Zacharias, Viktor E. Frankl, Gary Zacharias. Select Format: Hardcover.

by Jared Zacharias, Viktor E. At the time that the Constitution was up for ratification, it was anyone's guess whether a bill of rights would be a part of the new nation's government. This anthology illustrates the intellect and passion with which the founders argued their respective political views about the Bill of Rights and presents modern-day viewpoints about the use Americans have made of this precious document.

The Bill of Rights book. 0737714255 (ISBN13: 9780737714258).

Zacharias, Gary; Zacharias, Jared.

The book is carefully written and contains a rich, ample set of footnotes. Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. By viewing the Bill of Rights as a document with an evolving meaning shaped by history, and by stressing how the Civil War and Reconstruction transformed the Bill of Rights, Amar has made a major contribution to the history of American liberties. -Eric Foner, Columbia University. Essential reading for anyone who claims to care about the history of liberty in America, from the ACLU to the NRA, from the NAACP to the Federalist Society.

A History in Documents. Publication Date - January 2003. 208 pages Hardcover 8 x 10 inches. An engaging history of the rights that are fundamental to American life. Book Information ▼. Table of Contents.

The Bill of Rights: A History. The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. James Madison wrote the amendments, which list specific prohibitions on governmental power, in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties. For example, the Founders saw the ability to speak and worship freely as a natural right protected by the First Amendment. Congress is prohibited from making laws establishing religion or abridging freedom of speech.

Why was the Bill of Rights created? To protect certain rights of citizens from government interference. What two things does the Bill of Rights do? Check all of the boxes that apply

Why was the Bill of Rights created? To protect certain rights of citizens from government interference. States called for it in their ratification on the Constitution. James Madison supported adding a bill of rights. Where did these ideas come from? Earlier documents that protected the rights of people and limited the rights of government. England's Magna Carta -Virginia Declaration of Rights. The Purpose of the Bill of Rights. What two things does the Bill of Rights do? Check all of the boxes that apply. Protect the rights of individuals -Limit the rights of government.

The next five essayists address the origins of the Bill of Rights in the 1787-1788 controversy over ratifying .

The next five essayists address the origins of the Bill of Rights in the 1787-1788 controversy over ratifying the Constitution. Historian Kenneth R. Bowling, a specialist in the First Congress, examines a neglected topic, the states' ratification of the Bill of Rights. He notes that lingering concern over states' rights rather than the protection of individual liberties preoccupied the state legislators who, between 1789 and 1791, considered Congress's proposed amendments

A hardcover or hardback (also known as hardbound, and sometimes as case-bound) book is one bound with rigid protective covers (typically of binder's board or heavy paperboard covered with buckram or other cloth, heavy paper, or occasionally leat.

A hardcover or hardback (also known as hardbound, and sometimes as case-bound) book is one bound with rigid protective covers (typically of binder's board or heavy paperboard covered with buckram or other cloth, heavy paper, or occasionally leather). It has a flexible, sewn spine which allows the book to lie flat on a surface when opened. Following the ISBN sequence numbers, books of this type may be identified by the abbreviation Hbk.

At the time that the Constitution was up for ratification, it was anyone's guess whether a bill of rights would be a part of the new nation's government. This anthology illustrates the intellect and passion with which the founders argued their respective political views about the Bill of Rights and presents modern-day viewpoints about the use Americans have made of this precious document.
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