• The U.S. Constitution: A Reader

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    The U.S. Constitution: A Reader The U.S. Constitution A Reader Edited by the Hillsdale College Politics Faculty ...
  • Copyright Information

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    Copyright Information Hillsdale College Press The U.S. Constitution: A Reader Copyright © 2012 by Hillsdale College Press Hillsdale, Michigan 49242 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the prior written permission of the copyright owners or holders. Every effort has been made to locate and obtain permissions from the copyright owners or holders of the copyrighted material in this book. Cover design Hesseltine & DeMason, Ann Arbor, Michigan Library of Congress Control Number: 2011938176 ISBN 978-0-916308-41-4 ...
  • Editorial Note

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    Editorial Note Editorial Note Spelling and punctuation in some of the documents in this book have been modernized. Ampersands have been converted. Footnotes have been omitted unless integral to the text. Misspelled names have been corrected and abbreviations eliminated in the lists of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution. ...
  • Foreword

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    Foreword Foreword The U.S. Constitution: A Reader is made up of original source documents that bear upon the founding of the American republic, the making of its Constitution, and the struggle to preserve that document and govern under it to the current day. The Reader is used in the Hillsdale College core course on the Constitution required of every student. About one-half of Hillsdale's curriculum is to be found in its core, which is organized to present the basic and necessary elements of a liberal arts education—an education oriented to the ultimate purposes in human life, the goods at which all activity is properly aimed. The Hillsdale College Articles of Association state the reasons why the College takes this approach. The Articles promise a kind of ...
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