U.S. Constitution | Bill of Rights | Declaration of Independence |: - Large Print | Founding Documents of the United States | Unabridged New Edition

A Large Text (16 point font) Unabridged Edition. This version has:Large Text that makes it easy to read without eyestrain.The Declaration of Independence The U.S. ConstitutionThe Bill of RightsAll 27 Constitutional AmendmentsText that has been proofread to avoid errors found in other books.Properly formatted text.The Constitution of the United States is the Supreme Law of the United States of America. The Constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of government. Its first three articles embody the doctrine of the separation of powers, whereby the federal government is divided into three branches.Article One, the legislative, consisting of the bicameral Congress,Article Two, the executive, consisting of the president;Article Three, the judicial, consisting of the Supreme Court and other federal courts.Articles Four, Five and Six embody concepts of federalism, describing the rights and responsibilities of state governments, the states in relationship to the federal government, and the shared process of constitutional amendment. Article Seven establishes the procedure subsequently used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force.Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including one amendment that repealed a previous one, in order to meet the needs of a nation that has profoundly changed since the eighteenth century. The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments.  These amendmanets offer specific protections of individual liberty and justice and place restrictions on the powers of government.  These include, Amendment:Freedom of Speech, Religion & PressRight to Bear ArmsNo Quartering of Soldiers in HomesProhibition Against Unreasonable Searches and SeizuresNo Forced Self-Incrimination; Double Jeopardy; Due ProcessSpeedy Trial; Right to a Lawyer; Right to WitnessesCivil Trials Right to JuryNo Cruel or Unusual Punishment or Excessive Fines/BailRights Retained by the PeopleRights Retained by the StatesThe majority of the seventeen later amendments expand individual civil rights protections. Others address issues related to federal authority or modify government processes and procedures.Every person should own a copy of the Constitution.  Order yours today!

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Book Title: U.S. Constitution | Bill of Rights | Declaration of Independence |: - Large Print | Founding Documents of the United States | Unabridged New Edition

Book Author: The Founding Fathers

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