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An explanation of the Constitution of the United States of America.

Prepared for use in Catholic schools, academies, and colleges.

by Francis T. Furey

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Published by Catholic Publication Society Co. in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
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    • United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Francis T. Furey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK251 .F97
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p.
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7010518M
      LC Control Number09021715
      OCLC/WorldCa6394609

      CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The fundamental law of the United States. 2. It was framed by a convention of the representatives of the people, who met at Philadelphia, and finally adopted it on the 17th day of September, RESOLVED by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, two thirds of both Houses concurring, that the following Articles be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States, as amendments to the Constitution of the United States, all, or any of which Articles, when ratified by three fourths.

      establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” Learn About the United States Civics Test AMERICAN GOVERNMENT In the United States, the government gets its power to govern from the people. We have a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Citizens in the United States shape their government and its policies, so. The Constitution of the United States of America (see explanation) Preamble ["We the people"] (see explanation) Article I [The Legislative Branch] (see explanation) Section 1. [Legislative Power Vested] (see explanation) Section 2. [House of Representatives] (see explanation) Section 3. [Senate] (see explanation) Section 4.

      Constitution of the united states of america synonyms, Constitution of the united states of america pronunciation, Constitution of the united states of america translation, English dictionary definition of Constitution of the united states of america. Noun 1. United States Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention. To understand the United States of America, start with the Constitution. Written over years ago, when the nation was first being established out of the 13 British colonies, this document is a blueprint. Its seven sections (or Articles) detail the core components of how the framers wanted the government to run the country. (See [ ].


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Furey, Francis T. An Explanation of the Constitution of the United States of America Prepared for Use in Catholic Schools, Academies, and Colleges. Originally published: New York: The Catholic Publication Society Co., iii-xvi new introduction, pp. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

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SECTION. The House of Representatives shall be composed of Mem-bers chosen every second Year by the People of the several. Furey points out the Constitution's harmony with Catholic views and its relation to canon law.

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