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The year of living constitutionally : one man's humble quest to follow the Constitution's original meaning / A.J. Jacobs.

The New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically chronicles his hilarious adventures in attempting to follow the original meaning of the Constitution, as he searches for answers to one of the most pressing issues of our time: How should we interpret America's foundational document?

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  • ISBN: 9780593136744 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: viii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2024]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-295).
Formatted Contents Note:
Preamble -- Article I: Voting, eighteenth-century style -- Article II: Meet the forefathers -- Article III: Freedom of speech -- Article IV: Quartering soldiers -- Article V: The overly Supreme Court -- Article VI: A letter of marque and reprisal -- Article VII: The room where it actually happened -- Article VIII: Rights and more rights -- Article IX: Women's rights -- Article X: The right to assemble in my apartment -- Article XI: Amending the Constitution -- Article XII: Petitioning the government for redress of grievances -- Article XIII: Race and the Constitution -- Article IV: Calling a constitutional convention -- Article XV: A complete listing of all arguments for and against originalism that everyone will agree is absolutely definitive and error-free -- Article XVI: Muskets and milita -- Article XVII: Robo-Madison -- Article XVIII: War and the Constitution -- Article XIX: Washington City -- Article XX: Red tape and the Constitution -- Article XXI: Sweet democracy.
Subject: United States. Supreme Court.
Constitutional law > United States.
Constitutional amendments > United States.
Constitutional conventions > United States.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library 342.73 JACO (Text) 36446002113952 New Adult Checked Out 08/03/2024

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