by Federation Press .
Written in English
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The best books on The US Constitution recommended by Jack Rakove. The Pulitzer prize-winning history professor tells us how the Constitution came to be written and ratified and explains why, after more than years, Americans are still so deeply wedded to it. The Introductory part of the book concisely explains what a constitution is, how a constitution comes into being, and what the significant contents are. The sections are well-written in a clear, inclusive style. Professor Saunders has managed very effectively to encapsulate the key features of the Constitution in a readable text of CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic punish its Members for disorderly Behaviour, and, with the Concurrence of two thirds, expel a Size: KB. Dahl and Lazare judge the Constitution harshly for compromising in various ways with slavery. The three-fifths compromise in Article I, Section 2, the provision for a fugitive slave law in Article IV, Section 2, and the moratorium on the banning of the slave trade until in Article V all come in for strong criticism. In one sense, one can hardly disagree.
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