5 edition of The American Constitution. found in the catalog.
The American Constitution.
C. Herman Pritchett
|Series||McGraw-Hill series in political science|
|LC Classifications||KF4550 .P7 1959|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||719|
|LC Control Number||58014360|
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The Preamble to the Bill of Rights: “THE Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent. Somehow I don't look at this as a "book" it's more of a document. But I do wish every American would read it.
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