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

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
Title
Fault lines in the constitution
Title remainder
the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today
Statement of responsibility
written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Examines the Constitutional origins of modern-day political problems and outlines solutions for these issues
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Intended audience
1110L
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Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Fault lines in the constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
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 the building (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
Control code
sky2ocm86344278
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
235 pages:
Isbn
9781561459452
Lccn
2017011413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;
Label
Fault lines in the constitution : the framers, their fights, and the flaws that affect us today, written by Cynthia Levinson and Sanford Levinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
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 the building (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
Control code
sky2ocm86344278
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
235 pages:
Isbn
9781561459452
Lccn
2017011413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;

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