Author: Delegates of the Constitutional Convention
Brand: Brand: National Center for Constitutional Studies
Edition: Second Edition, 2019 Printing
Number Of Pages: 52
Details: Product Description
Essential 52-page booklet containing 2 fundamental documents that all Americans should read. The United States Constitution (Proofed word for word against the original Constitution housed in the archives in Washington D.C. and is identical in spelling, capitalization and punctuation.) The Bill of Rights (Amendments 1 10 which were ratified on December 15, 1791, prior to the Constitution going into effect.) Amendments 11 27 (Ratified between 1795 and 1992) The Declaration of Independence (Adopted by the second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776) Index to the U.S. Constitution and Amendments
On the cover of this booklet is a picture of George Washington holding a quill in his hand, inviting each of us to pledge our commitment to read and defend the Constitution of the United States. This picture was commissioned for the bicentennial of the United States Constitution in 1987.
Take a minute to consider a gift that hasn’t gone out of style in more than 200 years. –Wall Street Journal
Who needs play-stations when you can give the kids Thomas Jefferson? –Independent (U.K.)
About the Author
Who are the Founding Fathers?
Among America’s Founding Fathers were the fifty-five men who attended the Constitutional Convention. Sixteen of these, listed below in alphabetical order, seemed more prominent in the Convention. Dickinson, John Franklin, Benjamin Hamilton, Alexander Madison, James Mason, George Morris, Gouverneur Morris, Robert Patterson, William Pinckney, Charles Pinckney, Charles C. Randolph, Edmund Rutledge, John Sherman, Roger Washington, George Wilson, James Wythe, George
Release Date: 01-01-2005
Package Dimensions: 7x165x41