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Fault lines in the constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson

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Fault lines in the constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today
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Fault lines in the constitution
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the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today
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written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
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eng
Summary
Examines the Constitutional origins of modern-day political problems and outlines solutions for these issues
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4550.Z9
LC item number
L475 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Fault lines in the constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
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Fault lines in the constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-225) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It takes two to tango (bicameralism) -- Big states, little say (the senate) -- Delete! (presidential veto) -- Majority rules, except when it doesn't (supermajority rules) -- How to cherry-pick voters (gerrymandering) -- Taxation without representation (the District of Columbia) -- "I'll just do it myself!: : "oh, no, you won't" (direct democracy) -- Who can vote? how do you know? (voting rights) -- Who gets to represent you? (restrictions on running for Congress) -- Who gets a shot at the oval office? (restrictions on running for president) -- Time's up! (presidential term limits) -- The college with no courses or credits (the Electoral College) -- Knock, knock. is anybody there? (continuity in government) -- The president and vice president have left thebuilding (presidential succession) -- January 20th : the duck's in charge (inauguration day) -- At war (emergency powers) -- At war with bugs (habeas corpus) -- We can change it, right? (amending the Constitution) -- Grading the constitution -- Now what?-- Post-amble
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24 cm
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First edition.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9781561459452
Lccn
2017011413
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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SALBT
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illustrations
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(DLC)BK0020549414

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