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U.S. Constitution for dummies

U.S. Constitution for dummies (3회 대출)

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단행본
개인저자
Arnheim, M. T. W. (Michael T. W.)
서명 / 저자사항
U.S. Constitution for dummies / by Michael Arnheim.
발행사항
Hoboken, N.J. :   For Dummies ;   Chichester :   John Wiley [distributor],   2009.  
형태사항
xx, 386 p. : ill, ; 24 cm.
총서사항
For dummies
ISBN
9780764587801 (pbk.) 0764587803 (pbk.)
요약
Walks readers through the Constitutional text, discussing how various articles and amendments have guided legislators and judges, sparked ongoing debates, and continue to influence Americans' lives.
일반주기
Includes index.  
내용주기
Constitutional law : the framework for governance -- Framing the U.S. Constitution : big thinkers, big thoughts -- Debating the Constitution -- Introducing the Constitution! The preamble and the seven articles -- Amending versus interpreting the Constitution : taking time for change -- Scrutinizing sovereignty : who rules America? -- Federalism : forming one out of many -- Separation of powers : to each his own -- Doing business : the commerce clause -- Looking at the role of commander in chief -- Giving everyone a voice : the House of Representatives and Senate -- "During good behaviour" : 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 -- Dealing with justice and individual rights : the Sixth through Eighth Amendments -- The Ninth and Tenth Amendments : leaving things up to the people and states -- 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 side of five constitutional conundrums -- Appendix : Constitution of the United States of America.
일반주제명
Constitutional law -- United States. Constitutional history -- United States.
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Foreword xix

Introduction 1

Part I: Exploring Constitutional Basics 7

Chapter 1: Constitutional Law: The Framework for Governance 9

Chapter 2: Framing the U.S. Constitution: Big Thinkers, Big Thoughts 17

Chapter 3: Debating the Constitution 31

Chapter 4: Introducing . . . the Constitution! The Preamble and the Seven Articles 43

Chapter 5: Amending versus Interpreting the Constitution: Taking Time for Change 53

Part II: We the People: How the United States Is Governed 65

Chapter 6: Scrutinizing Sovereignty: Who Rules America? 67

Chapter 7: Federalism: Forming One out of Many 79

Chapter 8: Separation of Powers: To Each His Own 91

Chapter 9: Doing Business: The Commerce Clause101

Part III: Balancing the Branches of Government: The President, Congress, and the Judiciary 113

Chapter 10: Looking at the Role of Commander in Chief 115

Chapter 11: Giving Everyone a Voice: The House of Representatives and Senate 139

Chapter 12: “During Good Behaviour”: The Judicial System 157

Chapter 13: You’re Fired! Investigating the Impeachment Process 179

Part IV: The Bill of Rights: Specifying Rights through Amendments 193

Chapter 14: The First Amendment: Freedom of Religion, Speech, and Assembly 195

Chapter 15: The Second Amendment: Bearing Arms 207

Chapter 16: The Third and Fourth Amendments: Protecting Citizens from Government Forces 217

Chapter 17: Taking the Fifth — and a Bit of the Fourteenth 231

Chapter 18: Dealing with Justice and Individual Rights: The Sixth through Eighth Amendments 247

Chapter 19: The Ninth and Tenth Amendments: Leaving Things Up to the People and States 263

Part V: Addressing Liberties and Modifying the Government: More Amendments 277

Chapter 20: States’ Rights, Elections, and Slavery: The Eleventh through Thirteenth Amendments 279

Chapter 21: The Fourteenth Amendment: Ensuring Equal Protection 291

Chapter 22: Starts, Stops, and Clarifications: Amendments since 1870 305

Part VI: The Part of Tens 321

Chapter 23: Ten Landmark Constitutional Cases 323

Chapter 24: Ten Influential Supreme Court Justices 329

Chapter 25: Two Sides of Five Constitutional Conundrums 337

Appendix: Constitution of the United States of America 345

Index 369


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