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Studying the Constitution: a Pathfinder
This document will help you find information on the U.S. Constitution and the Illinois State Constitution.
The following sources interpret the Constitution:
Four Pillars of Constitutionalism: the Organic Laws of the United States.
Prometheus Books, 1998.
The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution.
The Meaning of the Constitution.
Barron's Educational Series, 1997.
For the People: What the Constitution Really Says About Your Rights.
Free Press, 1998.
Subject headings: Constitutional law
The following sources discuss the judicial history of the Constitution:
Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution
University Press of Kansas, 2003.
The Second Amendment in Law and History: Historians and Constitutional Scholars on the Right to Bear Arms.
New Press, 2000.
The Tyranny of Good Intentions: How Prosecutors and Bureaucrats Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice.
Prima Pub., 2000.
Subject headings: Segregation in education
The following sources detail the history of the Constitution:
Our Secret Consitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy.
Oxford University Press, 2001.
The Federalist: a Commentary on the Constitution of the United States.
Modern Library, 2000.
A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution
Subject headings: Statesmen
United States -- Politics and government
The following sources contain the Constitution and discuss it for children:
J 342 Qui
Children's Press, 1998.
J 342.73 Col
Creating the Constitution
Benchmark Books, 1999.
JR 342.73 Con
The Constitution and Its Amendments
Macmillan Reference USA, 1999.
Subject headings: United States -- Constitution
The following are study guides for the Constitution:
VG 342.73 Ram
Quick and Easy Study Guide for the U.S. Constitution.
Basic Educational Materials, 1999.
The following sources explain what is in the Constitution, or in parts of the Constitution:
The U.S. Constitution A to Z.
CQ Press, 2002.
AE 2.102:P 92/2000
Provisions of the Constitution and United States Code Relating to Presidential Elections.
Office of the Federal Register, 2000.