Uniting the States
The Constitution of the United States is the oldest written constitution in force in the world today. As an enduring symbol of American national identity and heritage, it remains the basis for facing the ongoing challenge of uniting the states in a large and diverse country.This concise, readable commentary presents the Constitution in a way that is accessible for interested readers with little knowledge about American law. It was written especially for European university students who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the Constitution and the legal system of the United States, and will prove equally useful for Americans as well as others. Each section is explained clearly, while historical information and modern examples help make this ground-breaking document come to life.