The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully annotated copy of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and amendments, all in their entirety. A marvel of accessibility and erudition, the guide also features a history of the making of the Constitution with excerpts from The Federalist Papers and a look at crucial Supreme Court cases that reminds us that the meaning of many of the specific provisions of the Constitution has changed over time. "Excellent . . . valuable and judicious." -Jill Lepore, The New Yorker

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  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 110145900X
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution
  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 31 August 2010
GET THIS BOOKThe Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully

The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution

The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution
  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. In one portable volume, with accessible annotations and modernizing commentary throughout, Richard Beeman presents The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. Beeman has created a fascinating apparatus for understanding the most important document in American history—and why it’s as

The Everything U.S. Constitution Book

The Everything U.S. Constitution Book
  • Author : Ellen M Kozak
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 May 2011
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Debates over constitutional rights impact you every day as an American citizen. But do you know what the U.S. Constitution actually says? This accessible guide contains the complete text of the Constitution, with short, descriptive margin notes throughout. Articles and amendments are then analyzed in depth to help you comprehend the basis of democracy. This valuable handbook covers: How the articles and amendments were drafted Insight into the intentions of the creators and the sources they used Controversial interpretations

American Political Speeches

American Political Speeches
  • Author : Terry Golway,Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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A selection of speeches by the most inspiring and persuasive orators in American history Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues. Whether readers are encountering these classic writings for the first time,

Plain, Honest Men

Plain, Honest Men
  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 17 March 2009
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In May 1787, in an atmosphere of crisis, delegates met in Philadelphia to design a radically new form of government. Distinguished historian Richard Beeman captures as never before the dynamic of the debate and the characters of the men who labored that historic summer. Virtually all of the issues in dispute—the extent of presidential power, the nature of federalism, and, most explosive of all, the role of slavery—have continued to provoke conflict throughout our nation's history. This unprecedented book

The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers
  • Author : Alexander Hamilton,John Jay,James Madison
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release : 20 August 2018
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Classic Books Library presents this brand new edition of “The Federalist Papers”, a collection of separate essays and articles compiled in 1788 by Alexander Hamilton. Following the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776, the governing doctrines and policies of the States lacked cohesion. “The Federalist”, as it was previously known, was constructed by American statesman Alexander Hamilton, and was intended to catalyse the ratification of the United States Constitution. Hamilton recruited fellow statesmen James Madison Jr., and John Jay to write

The U.S. Constitution for Everyone

The U.S. Constitution for Everyone
  • Author : Jerome B. Agel,Mort Gerberg
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 21 March 1991
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History comes alive in this illustrated guide to the Constitution and all 27 Amendments. The Constitution has been in the news a lot recently. But most of us could probably use a refresher on this founding document of America--you can probably name the first and second amendments, but what about the 11th, or the 22nd? And what does all of that formal political language actually mean for us today? The U.S. Constitution for Everyone answers these questions and more, like:

The U.S. Constitution

The U.S. Constitution
  • Author : Ray Raphael
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 31 October 2017
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Politicians come and go, but the Constitution stands as the supreme law of the land. Setting forth the workings of our democracy, it is the bedrock document from which we derive our policies on topics as diverse and galvanizing as immigration, gun ownership, voting rights, taxation, policing, civil liberties, and war. In this indispensable edition, acclaimed historian and Constitutional expert Ray Raphael guides us through the origins, impact, and current relevance of the original text and all twenty-seven amendments. Here

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions
  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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A selection of the landmark Supreme Court decisions that have shaped American society Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life, including the founding documents, pivotal historical speeches, and important Supreme Court decisions, to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues.

The Constitution of the United States, Smithsonian Edition

The Constitution of the United States, Smithsonian Edition
  • Author : Founding Fathers
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release : 01 March 2022
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This striking edition contains the foundational document of the United State's governance. This durable and portable book will help you navigate the latest conversations about the supreme law of the land. With a sleek and dignified design, its features make it the perfect keepsake: • Bound in faux-leather • Foil-stamped in gold • Sturdy, quality hardcover This edition stands out in the market with an illuminating new introduction from Harry R. Rubenstein, curator emeritus in the Division of Political History at the Smithsonian's

The Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence

The Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence
  • Author : Jack N. Rakove
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 22 October 2012
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Here in a newly annotated edition are the two founding documents of the United States of America: the Declaration of Independence (1776), our great revolutionary manifesto, and the Constitution (1787Ð88), in which ÒWe the PeopleÓ forged a new nation and built the framework for our federal republic. Together with the Bill of Rights and the Civil War amendments, these documents constitute what James Madison called our Òpolitical scripturesÓ and have come to define us as a people. Now a Pulitzer PrizeÐwinning

Me the People

Me the People
  • Author : Kevin Bleyer
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 02 July 2013
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The United States Constitution promised a More Perfect Union. It’s a shame no one bothered to write a more perfect Constitution—one that didn’t trigger more than two centuries of arguments about what the darn thing actually says. Until now. Perfection is at hand. A new, improved Constitution is here. And you are holding it. But first, some historical context: In the eighteenth century, a lawyer named James Madison gathered his friends in Philadelphia and, over four long