The U.S. Constitution and Fascinating Facts about it
Oak Hill Publishing Company, 1996 - Political Science - 64 pages
-- 300,000 sold -- no direct competition.
-- Handy, pocket-size reference.
-- Lively anecdotes make the Constitution come alive.
Includes the Constitution, Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, and the Amendments to the Constitution. Provides insights on the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted it in the two centuries since its creation. Reviews 20 landmark cases in the Supreme Court's history along with a listing of Supreme Court Justices.
Find the answers to such questions as:
Why did America almost have a King instead of a President? (A group of politicians, led by Alexander Hamilton, offered the American monarchy to Prince Henry of Prussia, but changed their minds before he responded.)
Which Supreme Court justice is also in the Football Hall of Fame? (Justice Byron "Whizzer" white.)