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Original Meanings

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From abortion to same-sex marriage, today's most urgent political debates will hinge on this two-part question: What did the United States Constitution originally mean and who now understands its meaning best? Rakove chronicles the Constitution from inception to ratification and, in doing so, traces its complex weave of ideology and interest, showing how this document has meant different things at different times to different groups of Americans.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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Kindle Book

  • Release date: April 21, 2010

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307434517
  • Release date: April 21, 2010

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780307434517
  • File size: 2325 KB
  • Release date: April 21, 2010

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Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1510
Text Difficulty:12

From abortion to same-sex marriage, today's most urgent political debates will hinge on this two-part question: What did the United States Constitution originally mean and who now understands its meaning best? Rakove chronicles the Constitution from inception to ratification and, in doing so, traces its complex weave of ideology and interest, showing how this document has meant different things at different times to different groups of Americans.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


Expand title description text