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THE BILL OF RIGHTS

THE BILL OF RIGHTS

A User's Guide

By Linda R. Monk. This thorough yet accessible examination of the Bill of Rights delves into its history, the Supreme Court's interpretation of each right, and the power of citizens to enforce those rights. Focus is on the background, scope, and meaning of the first ten amendments, plus the 14th. Featured throughout are stories of ordinary people who have fought for their rights, including Fannie Lou Hamer, a Mississippi sharecropper who became a national civil rights leader; and 13-year-old Mary Beth Tinker, whose protest of the Vietnam War established free speech rights for students. Includes a foreword by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Grades 8–12. Indexes. Glossary. Bibliography. Endnotes. Illustrated. 7" x 10". Hachette. 275 pages. Fifth Edition. ©2018.

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