The Constitution Explained
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The Constitution Explained by Harry Atwood

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Published by Destiny Pub .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL7723135M
ISBN 100685088006
ISBN 109780685088005
OCLC/WorldCa233937211

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The Constitution Explained. The Constitution is often hailed as a marvel of brevity and of clarity. It was, however, written in the 18th century, and many of the ideas, concepts, words, phrases, and euphemisms seem odd to us today, if not down right foreign. Some of the more obscure words are defined in The Glossary. The best books on The US Constitution recommended by Jack Rakove. The Pulitzer prize-winning history professor tells us how the Constitution came to be written and ratified and explains why, after more than years, Americans are still so deeply wedded to it. The law is the set of rules that we live by. The Constitution is the highest law. It belongs to the United States. It belongs to all Americans. The Constitution says how the government works. It creates the Presidency. It creates the Congress. It creates the Supreme Court. The Constitution lists some key rights. Constitution for the United States of America. Article. I. SECTION. 1. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Sen-ate and House of Representatives. SECTION. 2. The House of Representatives shall be composed of Mem-bers chosen every second Year by the People of the severalFile Size: KB.

What Is the Constitution is a nonfiction book intended for children K-8 grade. This book does a good job describing the events leading up to the constitution and how the constitution was made and what is in it/5. The Constitution of the United States is the highest law in the land, a written statement of the core principles of the American government. It lays out the structure of the federal government, clarifies the relationship between that government and the states, explains which powers the government does (and does not!) have, and guarantees certain rights and freedoms to the . The Meaning. The framers of the Constitution separated the powers of government into three branches, granting legislative power (the power to pass laws) to Congress, executive power (the power to administer the laws) to the president, and judicial power (the power to interpret and enforce the laws) to the courts. A Brief Explanation of the Constitution of the United States The Constitution was adopted and signed by 39 of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Septem It has been hailed as “The most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man.” (William Gladstone).File Size: KB.

The Constitution is chock-full of guarantees of individual rights and rules about what the government can and can’t do. Some provisions affect people’s lives more than others, but they are all important in their own right. The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. The Constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of first three articles embody the doctrine of the separation of powers, whereby the federal government is divided into three branches: the legislative, consisting of the bicameral Jurisdiction: United States of America. (Preamble) We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.. Article I (Article 1 - Legislative). Constitution of the United States. The Constitution established not merely a league of states, but a government that exercised its authority directly over all citizens. The Constitution defines the powers del-egated to the national government. In addition, it protects the powers reserved to the states and the rights of every individual.