Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2015, 4th Edition

  • John R. Vile
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  • ISBN-10: 1610699327
  • ISBN-13: 9781610699327
  • DDC: 342.7303
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 655 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

Now in its fourth edition and completely updated, this encyclopedia provides a comprehensive look at both constitutional amendments and proposed amendments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
A to Z List of Entries.
Foreword.
About This Edition.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Abington v. Schempp (1963).
2: Abolitionists.
3: Abortion.
4: Ackerman, Bruce (1943–).
5: Adams, Frederick Upham (1859–1921).
6: Adamson v. California (1947).
7: Affirmative Action.
8: Agriculture.
9: Ahmedinejahd, Alex Hussein.
10: Air Force.
11: Albany Plan of Union.
12: Aliens.
13: Alternative U.S. Constitutions, Proposed.
14: Amar, Akhil Reed (1958–).
15: Amending Process, Proposals for Changing.
16: Amendment, Definition.
17: American, A. J..
18: Ames, Herman (1865–1935).
19: Andrews, J. B..
20: Annapolis Convention.
21: Anthony, Susan Brownell (1820–1906).
22: Anti-Federalists.
23: Anti-Saloon League.
24: Archivist of The United States.
25: Article V of the U.S. Constitution.
26: Articles of Confederation.
27: Association, Freedom of.
28: Attorney General.
29: Bacon, Selden (1861–1946).
30: Baker v. Carr (1962).
31: Balanced Budget Amendment.
32: Banking.
33: Bankruptcy.
34: Barnett, Randy (1952–).
35: Barron v. Baltimore (1833).
36: Berry, Robert.
37: Bill of Responsibilities.
38: Bill of Rights.
39: Bingham, John A. (1815–1900).
40: Birthright Citizenship Amendment.
41: Black, Hugo Lafayette (1886–1971).
42: Blaine Amendment.
43: Boehner v. Anderson (1992, 1994).
44: Boerne, City of v. Flores (1997).
45: Bricker Amendment.
46: Brown v. Board of Education (1954).
47: Burstein, Andrew, and Nancy Isenberg.
48: Cabinet.
49: Calhoun, John C. (1782–1850).
50: Campaign Contributions and Expenditures.
51: Capital Punishment.
52: Capitalism, Preserving.
53: Catt, Carrie Lane Chapman (1859–1947).
54: Census.
55: Chandler v. Wise (1939).
56: Child Labor Amendment.
57: Chipman, Nathaniel (1752–1843).
58: Chisholm v. Georgia (1793).
59: Christian Amendment.
60: Citizens for Self Governance.
61: Citizens for the Constitution, the Constitutional Amendment Initiative.
62: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010).
63: Citizenship, Definition Of.
64: Citizenship, Dual.
65: Citizenship, Loss of.
66: Citizenship, Officeholding Rights.
67: Civil Rights Cases (1883).
68: Civil Service Reform.
69: Claims Against the United States.
70: Clinton v. City of New York (1998).
71: Coercive Use of Federal Funds.
72: Cogswell, John Marshall (1939–).
73: Coleman v. Miller (1939).
74: Colonial Charters.
75: Committee on the Constitutional System.
76: Communism.
77: Compact for America.
78: Concurrent Powers.
79: Confederate Debt.
80: Confederate States of America, Constitution of.
81: Confessions.
82: Congress, Age of Members.
83: Congress, Attendance of Members.
84: Congress, Commerce Powers.
85: Congress, Committee Composition.
86: Congress, District Representation.
87: Congress, Emergency Functioning.
88: Congress, Equal Application of Laws.
89: Congress, Filibusters in Senate.
90: Congress, Immunity of Members.
91: Congress, Legislative Veto.
92: Congress, Members' Eligibility for Other Offices.
93: Congress, Overriding Judicial Decisions.
94: Congress, Powers of.
95: Congress, Private Bills.
96: Congress, Quorum.
97: Congress, Recall of Members.
98: Congress, Representation in.
99: Congress, Senate Representation.
100: Congress, Size of.
101: Congress, Special Elections.
102: Congress, Term Lengths.
103: Congress, Term Limits.
104: Congress, Vacancies in.
105: Consensus and the Amending Process.
106: Constituent Instructions for Amending Constitutions.
107: Constitutional Amendments, Limits on.
108: Constitutional Commissions.
109: Constitutional Convention of 1787.
110: Constitutional Conventions.
111: Constitutional Interpretation.
112: Contracts Clause.
113: Cook v. Gralike (2001).
114: Corporations.
115: Corwin Amendment.
116: Cost-of-Living Adjustments.
117: Council of Censors.
118: Council of Revision.
119: Council of State Governments.
120: Court-Packing Plan.
121: Cram, Ralph (1863–1942).
122: Criminals, Early Release.
123: Critical Elections.
124: Crittenden Compromise.
125: Croly, Herbert (1870–1930).
126: Cultural and Linguistic Rights.
127: Cunning, John N..
128: Currency.
129: Customs and Usages.
130: Davenport, John (1966–).
131: Declaration of Independence.
132: Defamation.
133: Deliberation and the Amending Process.
134: Democracy and Constitutional Amendments.
135: Derogatory Material, Teaching of.
136: Dillon v. Gloss (1921).
137: Dirksen, Everett Mckinley (1896–1969).
138: District of Columbia, Representation for.
139: Divided Government.
140: Dodd, Walter F. (1880–1960).
141: Dodge v. Woolsey (1856).
142: Domestic Violence, Protection Against.
143: Double Jeopardy.
144: Douglass, Frederick (1817–1895).
145: Dueling.
146: Dyer v. Blair (1975).
147: Education, Establishment of a National University.
148: Education, Right to.
149: Eighteenth Amendment.
150: Eighth Amendment.
151: Elections, Dates of.
152: Elections, Disputed.
153: Elections, Primary.
154: Electoral College Reform.
155: Eleventh Amendment.
156: Elliott, William Yandell (1896–1979).
157: Emancipation Proclamation.
158: Embargoes, Arms, Loans, and Foreign Aid.
159: Embargoes, Trade.
160: Employment Opportunity.
161: Enforcement Clauses in Amendments.
162: Engel v. Vitale (1962).
163: English Bill of Rights.
164: English Language Amendment.
165: Entrenchment Clauses.
166: Environmental Protection.
167: Equal Rights Amendment.
168: Equal Suffrage Clause.
169: Ervin, Sam J., Jr. (1896–1985).
170: Executive Offices, Exclusion from.
171: Extraconstitutional Means of Change.
172: Failed Amendments.
173: Fair Construction Amendment.
174: Fairchild v. Hughes (1922).
175: Federal Marriage Protection Amendment.
176: Federalism and the Amending Process.
177: Federalists.
178: Fifteenth Amendment.
179: Fifth Amendment.
180: Finer, Herman (1898–1969).
181: Finletter, Thomas (1893–1980).
182: First Amendment.
183: Fisher, Sidney George (1809–1875).
184: Flag Desecration.
185: Flag Salute.
186: Fourteenth Amendment.
187: Fourth Amendment.
188: Free Enterprise.
189: Free Trade.