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The Resource U.S. Constitution, by Dr. Michael Arnheim, Constitutional expert

U.S. Constitution, by Dr. Michael Arnheim, Constitutional expert

Label
U.S. Constitution
Title
U.S. Constitution
Statement of responsibility
by Dr. Michael Arnheim, Constitutional expert
Title variation
  • United States Constitution
  • US Constitution
  • United States Constitution for dummies
  • U.S. Constitution for dummies
  • US Constitution for dummies
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
FBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arnheim, M. T. W.
Dewey number
342.7302
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional law
Label
U.S. Constitution, by Dr. Michael Arnheim, Constitutional expert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Learning made easy"--Cover
  • "Published simultaneously in Canada"--Copyright page
Contents
Identifying the main principles and controversies of the Constitution -- Probing underlying concepts : big thinkers, big thoughts -- Untangling some confusion and ambiguities -- Catching a bird's-eye view of the Constitution -- Changing the Constitution by amendment and interpretation -- Scrutinizing sovereignty : who rules America? -- Defining federalism -- Separation of powers : checking and balancing -- Doing business : the commerce clause -- Examining the role of the President -- Giving everyone a voice : the House of Representatives and Senate -- "Saying what the law is" : the judicial system -- You're fired! Investigating the impeachment process -- The First Amendment : freedom of religion, speech, and assembly -- The Second Amendment : bearing arms -- The Third and Fourth Amendments : protecting citizens from government forces -- Taking the Fifth, and a bit of the Fourteenth -- Regulating crime and punishment : the Sixth through Eighth Amendments -- Analyzing an "inkblot" and a "truism" : The Ninth and Tenth Amendments -- States' rights, elections, and slavery : the Eleventh through Thirteenth Amendments -- The Fourteenth Amendment : ensuring equal protection -- Starts, stops, and clarifications : amendments since 1870 -- Ten landmark constitutional cases -- Ten influential Supreme Court justices -- Two sides of five constitutional conundrums
Control code
on1042084076
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xvi, 420 pages
Isbn
9781119387299
Lccn
2018941628
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1042084076
Label
U.S. Constitution, by Dr. Michael Arnheim, Constitutional expert
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Learning made easy"--Cover
  • "Published simultaneously in Canada"--Copyright page
Contents
Identifying the main principles and controversies of the Constitution -- Probing underlying concepts : big thinkers, big thoughts -- Untangling some confusion and ambiguities -- Catching a bird's-eye view of the Constitution -- Changing the Constitution by amendment and interpretation -- Scrutinizing sovereignty : who rules America? -- Defining federalism -- Separation of powers : checking and balancing -- Doing business : the commerce clause -- Examining the role of the President -- Giving everyone a voice : the House of Representatives and Senate -- "Saying what the law is" : the judicial system -- You're fired! Investigating the impeachment process -- The First Amendment : freedom of religion, speech, and assembly -- The Second Amendment : bearing arms -- The Third and Fourth Amendments : protecting citizens from government forces -- Taking the Fifth, and a bit of the Fourteenth -- Regulating crime and punishment : the Sixth through Eighth Amendments -- Analyzing an "inkblot" and a "truism" : The Ninth and Tenth Amendments -- States' rights, elections, and slavery : the Eleventh through Thirteenth Amendments -- The Fourteenth Amendment : ensuring equal protection -- Starts, stops, and clarifications : amendments since 1870 -- Ten landmark constitutional cases -- Ten influential Supreme Court justices -- Two sides of five constitutional conundrums
Control code
on1042084076
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xvi, 420 pages
Isbn
9781119387299
Lccn
2018941628
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1042084076

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