216 pages : black and white illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Accelerated Reader MG 8.9 7 7 197587
The blessings of liberty -- Why we need a Constitution -- Writing the Constitution -- Understanding the Constitution -- Perfecting the Constitution -- The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States -- Standing with the Constitution -- More landmark Supreme Court cases.
The author traces his family's experiences immigrating to the U.S. to introduce the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, explaining how it represents America's democratic values and discussing the importance of the documents' history.