The U.S. Constitution (Cornerstones of Freedom: Third Series) (Paperback)

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The U.S. Constitution (Cornerstones of Freedom: Third Series) (Paperback)

By Michael Burgan, Terry Beatty (Illustrator), Gordon Purcell (Illustrator)

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Learn about the history of the U.S. Constitution, its primary functions, how it has changed over the years, and why it is still important today.

Even before the first glorious ring of the Liberty Bell, America was a land of freedom and promise. The Cornerstones of Freedom series explores what inspires people from all over the world to start life anew here, endure the economic and social upheavals, and defend the land and rights that are unique to the United States of America.
Mark Overmyer-Velazquez, Ph.D., consulting editor and author of the preface included in each volume, holds a joint B.A. degree in history and in German literature from the University of British Columbia; an M.A. and M.Phil. from Yale University in Latin American history; and a Ph.D. from Yale University in Latin American and U.S. Latino history. He is currently assistant professor of history at the University of Connecticut. Professor Overmyer-Velazquez is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships and has written many articles, chapters, and book reviews on Latin American and U.S. Latin

Product Details ISBN: 9780531265673
ISBN-10: 0531265676
Publisher: Children's Press
Publication Date: September 8th, 2011
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Cornerstones of Freedom: Third Series