This thought-provoking and interesting text provides a complete examination of each of our nation's
27 Constitutional Amendments
. From the prohibition of alcoholic beverages, to slavery, to the voting rights of women, this text illustrates how the US Constitution has changed since its ratification in 1789.
New to each chapter in this edition is a brief summary and timeline of the amendment. In addition, researchers will find 10 new primary documents, and 54 new Supreme Court cases extending the coverage of this edition up to the minute in regard to the controversial issues before the court in recent years. Also NEW to this edition is Appendix D– a list of the
100 Supreme Court
included in this edition. In addition to new material, other chapter elements have been updated to bring the work up to date.
is broken into five sections:
Amendments; Original Primary Documents; Supreme Court Cases; Footnotes, Sources, Further Reading
America at That Time.