The Citizen S Constitution

Author: Seth Lipsky
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465024300
Size: 40.43 MB
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Writes historian D. Grier Stephenson: “From the outset of the Revolutionary War
some women who met the property requirement were allowed to vote in New
Jersey, apparently at the discretion of local election officials—until 1807 at least.
In that year the law was changed to exclude all but 'free, white male citizen[s]'
from the polls.” It took more than half a century of advocacy for women to gain
suffrage. The movement employed legal challenges, militant protest, and political

The United States Constitution And Citizens Rights

Author: Roland Adickes
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786450015
Size: 57.81 MB
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This book gives detailed examples of where Congress and the Supreme Court have gone outside the people’s mutual contract and have, in effect, amended the Constitution.

The U S Constitution

Author: Ray Raphael
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0525562915
Size: 11.31 MB
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In this indispensable edition, acclaimed historian and Constitutional expert Ray Raphael guides us through the origins, impact, and current relevance of the original text and all twenty-seven amendments.

The Citizen S Constitution

Author: Seth Lipsky
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
ISBN: 9780465018581
Size: 77.82 MB
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Lipsky provides a no-nonsense, entertaining, and learned guide to the fundamental questions surrounding the document that governs how we govern our country. Every American should know the Constitution. Rarely has it glinted so brightly.