A detailed analysis of the Constitution
The Constitution of the United States and its amendments are clearly explained phrase-by-phrase in this revised edition. Through instantaneous communication by audio and visual mass media, contemporary American society is constantly made aware of the vital impact of the national Constitution and its interpretations with regard to political, economic, and social issues. This concise analysis of the meaning of the Constitution, with expositions of the history and principles of constitutionalism, should provide better understanding of and respect for the basic law of the land.
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Making the United States Constitution
Fundamental Principles In Our Constitution
How To Understand Our Constitutional System
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1789 Ratified December accused ACT AS PRESIDENT action American appointed approval ARTICLE Articles of Confederation authority bill of attainder branch called candidate citizens citizenship civil commerce Confederation Congress passed Congressional consent crime criminal debts December 15 decision declare delegates District due process election electoral votes ENFORCE equal established example executive exercise federal courts Fourteenth Amendment framers gives Congress grand jury HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES impeachment individual interstate judges judicial jurisdiction legislative legislature liberty means ment military national government Negroes number of electoral NUMBER OF VOTES party person political poll tax POWERS AND DUTIES President pro tempore presidential principles privilege procedure process of law prohibited Proposed September 25 protection punishment qualifications Ratified December 15 reason regulate SECTION Senate separation of powers September 25 session Seventeenth Amendment stitution Supreme Court term territories tion treaty trial United States Constitution VACANCIES veto WHOLE NUMBER