How the Constitution Was Created

How the Constitution Was Created

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Baker & Taylor
Enlivened by descriptive sidebars and a helpful glossary, each title in this series explains how various officials, agencies, and departments operate and explores the political organizations that have grown to serve the needs of the government.

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Few other government documents have influenced history as much as the U.S. Constitution. It laid the groundwork for the most stable democratic government in the world and provided inspiration to people struggling for freedom everywhere. How the Constitution Was Created is a compelling new title that traces the development of this four-page, handwritten document from its roots in the Declaration of Independence to its impact today. Interwoven throughout are the intriguing stories of the men who became symbols of the Constitution including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson and their roles in the birth of a new nation. Accentuated by photographs, sidebars, a glossary, and suggestions for futher reading, this book is a vital resource for students seeking to gain a deeper perspective of how this great nation came to be.

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Explores the development and importance of the United States Constitution, discussing the four men who are most closely related to the Constitution and their role in its creation and examining the document's influence in past and modern politics.

Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2007
ISBN: 9780791094204
0791094200
Characteristics: 104 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm

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