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The framers of the Constitution chose their words carefully when they wrote of a more perfect union--not absolutely perfect, but with room for improvement. Indeed, we no longer operate under the same Constitution as that ratified in 1788, or even the one completed by the Bill of Rights in 1791--because we are no longer the same nation.
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Hardcover, 281 pages
Published February 8th 2012 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published December 27th 2011)
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This examination of the United States Constitution looks at the history of this document. The author asserts that the Constitution is intended to be a changing document adjusting to the conditions of time and cites numerous Supreme Court cases that change the meaning. It is an informative read even though it is revisionist disregarding the original intent of the founding fathers.
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