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A comprehensive history of the United States Constitution and amendments

David Robert Wood

A comprehensive history of the United States Constitution and amendments

by David Robert Wood

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Published by Algora Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional amendments -- United States,
  • Constitutional history -- United States,
  • Constitutional law -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[compiled by David Robert Wood].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4555 .W66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23674048M
    ISBN 109780875865911, 9780875865928, 9780875865935
    LC Control Number2007034692

    Read this book on Questia. The writer has attempted in the succeeding pages to present the constitutional history and law of the Fourth Amendment, a safeguard to the liberty of the individual which has come into especial prominence within the last several decades. The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents the government from making laws which regulate an establishment of religion, prohibit the free exercise of religion, or abridge the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or the right to petition the government for redress of grievances.

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    Zoning in the United States includes various land use laws falling under the police power rights of state governments and local governments to exercise authority over privately owned real earliest zoning laws originated with the Los Angeles zoning ordinances of and the New York City Zoning resolution of Starting in the early s, the United States Commerce Department. Order your Pocket Constitution today! In "The U.S. Constitution & Fascinating Facts About It" you'll see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence and much more!You'll find interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution in the two centuries since its.


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