The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution
by W. Cleon Skousen
This remarkable text includes a clause by clause explanation by the Founding Fathers!
Also included are:
* Pictures and biographies of representatives to the Constitutional Convention of 1787
*Historical background explaining the Founders' worldview and the main events and documents
that influenced them.
*Historical review of the Founding Period in American colonial history.
*Summary of the Constitutional debates.
*Overview of various governmental forms and the Founders' reasoning in creating the form of our Constitution.
*A summary of basic economic principles as they relate to our Constitution.
*History of the struggle for ratification.
*A line by line exposition of the Constitution including the Founders' reasoning in their own words.
*Alphabetical Index of terms and phrases
Grade level: 11-12th