The Bill of Rights and the States

Fourteen individual state essays elucidate the complexitites of local and regional interests that shaped the debate over individual rights and the eventual adoption of the Bill of Rights.

The Bill of Rights and the States

The Bill of Rights and the States

Fourteen individual state essays elucidate the complexitites of local and regional interests that shaped the debate over individual rights and the eventual adoption of the Bill of Rights.

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The Bill of Rights and Beyond, 1791-1991
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution
Categories: Civil rights
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

Discusses the twenty-six amendments to the United States Constitution, how each amendment was added, the people responsible such as George Mason, James Madison, and Carrie Chapman Catt, and also provides for classroom learning activties.
Justice Rehnquist, the Supreme Court, and the Bill of Rights
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Steven T Seitz
Categories: Civil rights
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-15 - Publisher:

The Bill of Rights and Civil War Amendments created a triangular power struggle among state, nation and individual. Using cases, this book focuses on that struggle and the impacts it had on court decision making throughout Justice Rehnquist's lengthy term on the Supreme Court, which acted as arbiter among the
The Bill of Rights and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 58
Authors: Steven T Seitz
Categories: Civil rights
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

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We the People
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:

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Bills of Rights Before the Bill of Rights
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Peter J. Galie, Christopher Bopst, Bethany Kirschner
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-16 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book is a documentary history of the rights found in the American state constitutions adopted between 1776 and 1790. Despite the rich tradition of rights at the state level, rights in America have been identified almost exclusively with the national Bill of Rights. Indeed, there is no work that

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