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    • The Blessings of Liberty

    • A Concise History of the Constitution of the United States
    • By: Michael Les Benedict
    • Narrated by: Larry Wayne
    • Length: 24 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This concise, accessible text provides students with a history of American constitutional development in the context of political, economic, and social change. Constitutional historian Michael Benedict stresses the role that the American people have played over time in defining the powers of government and the rights of individuals and minorities. He covers important trends and events in US constitutional history, encompassing key Supreme Court and lower-court cases.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Andrew Johnson

    • By: Michael Les Benedict
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Andrew Johnson succeeded to the presidency suddenly, when Abraham Lincoln was killed by an assassin. Confronted with the prospect of Reconstruction—bringing the Union back together after a prolonged Civil War—Johnson tolerated harsh treatment of former slaves in South­ern states, believing that it was up to the states to determine their status.

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    • By Karl Clark on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $1.95