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by Philip A. Klinker,Philip A. Klinkner

Category: Politics and Government
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Philip A. Klinker,Philip A. Klinkner
ISBN: 0382241797
ISBN13: 978-0382241796
Language: English
Publisher: Silver Burdett Pr (June 1, 1991)
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Studies the historical origins of provisions of the First Amendment, which guarantees the freedoms of speech, religion. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

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semifinalist for the 2000 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. The American Heritage History of the Bill of Rights: The First Amendment. American Heritage Press.

He is noted for his work on American politics, especially political parties and elections, race and American politics, and American political history. semifinalist for the 2000 Robert F.

The Bill of Rights-the first ten amendments to the . Constitution protecting the rights of . Influence of the Magna Carta. The roots of the Bill of Rights lie deep in Anglo-American history. citizens-were ratified on December 15, 1791. In 1215 England’s King John, under pressure from rebellious barons, put his seal to Magna Carta, which protected subjects against royal abuses of power. Among Magna Carta’s more important provisions are its requirement that proceedings and prosecutions be according to the law of the land –the forerunner of due process of law –and a ban on the sale, denial, or delay of justice.

The First Amendment book. The First Amendment (The American Heritage History of the Bill of Rights). 0382241797 (ISBN13: 9780382241796). Studies the historical origins of provisions of the First Amendment, which guarantees the freedoms of speech, religion, assembly, and the press.

The remaining ten amendments became the Bill of Rights. Amendment 5 - Protection of Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property. Amendment 1 - Freedom of Religion, Speech, and the Press.

The book was the winner of the . Forward by Warren Burger. The book was the winner of the . Du Bois Institute's Horace Mann Bond Book Award and was named as a semifinalist for the 2000 Robert F.

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. James Madison wrote the amendments, which list specific prohibitions on governmental power, in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties. For example, the Founders saw the ability to speak and worship freely as a natural right protected by the First Amendment. Congress is prohibited from making laws establishing religion or abridging freedom of speech

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Studies the historical origins of provisions of the First Amendment, which guarantees the freedoms of speech, religion, assembly, and the press.
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