The constitution /

by Finkelman, Paul, 1949-. National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Type: Book
Series: Documents of freedom ; Reading expeditions .
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Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2004 .Description: 32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm .Summary: A new nation needs a written plan of government. When the United States declared its independence from Britain, it needed a new government. Its first plan created a weak national government that did not work well. So, Americans wrote a second plan, the U.S. Constitution. This new plan worked, and it has become a model for governments around the world. Find out what the U.S. Constitution says and what it means for our lives .ISBN: 0792245555.Related Subjects: Constitutional law -- United States | Constitutional history -- United States
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Includes glossary and index.

A new nation needs a written plan of government. When the United States declared its independence from Britain, it needed a new government. Its first plan created a weak national government that did not work well. So, Americans wrote a second plan, the U.S. Constitution. This new plan worked, and it has become a model for governments around the world. Find out what the U.S. Constitution says and what it means for our lives.

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