Liberty, Order, and Justice: An Introduction to the Constitutional Principles of American Government

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Liberty Fund, 2000 - Political Science - 629 pages
This new Liberty Fund edition of James McClellan's classic work on the quest for liberty, order, and justice in England and America includes the author's revisions to the original edition published in 1989 by the Center for Judicial Studies. Unlike most textbooks in American Government, Liberty, Order, and Justice seeks to familiarize the student with the basic principles of the Constitution, and to explain their origin, meaning, and purpose. Particular emphasis is placed on federalism and the separation of powers. These features of the book, together with its extensive and unique historical illustrations, make this new edition of Liberty, Order, and Justice especially suitable for introductory classes in American Government and for high school students in advanced placement courses.

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Contents

The Constitutions Deep Roots
1
Charta 1215
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Americas First Constitutions
89
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

James McClellan is the James Bryce Visiting Fellow in American Studies at the Institute of United States Studies, University of London.

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