Book History of the formation of the Union under the Constitution : with liberty documents and report of the Commission / Sol Bloom ; United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission.
Associated Name: United States. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, issuing body.
Publication year: 1941.
Call Number KF4541 .B56 1941
Media class: Book
Publisher: Washington : U.S. Government Printing Office
Extent: x, 885 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 28 cm
I. Story of the Constitution -- Preface -- Diagram of origin of the Constitution -- Part I. Origin of the United States -- Part II. Formation of the Constitution -- Part III. The Constitution in operation -- Portraits and sketches of the signers of the Constitution -- Ratifications, admissions, and possessions -- Ratification of amendments -- Alphabetical analysis of the Constitution -- National development under the Constitution, with maps -- Questions and answers pertaining to the Constitution -- II. The organization of the government under the Constitution -- Preface -- The action of the Continental Congress -- Elections -- The presidential election -- The organization of Congress -- Inauguration of President Washington -- The Bill of Rights -- The executive departments -- The judiciary -- Departmental and inter-departmental precedents -- State readjustments -- The wayward sisters -- References -- III. Liberty documents -- Magna Carta -- Petition of rights -- Habeas Corpus Act -- Bill of Rights (English) -- Declaration of Independence -- Articles of Confederation -- Constitution of the United States, with Amendments -- George Washington's farewell address -- Monroe Doctrine -- IV. Celebration of the Constitution Sesquicentennial -- Report of the Commission -- Commemoration of the signing of the Constitution -- Address of Honorable Sol Bloom at the Tomb of Washington -- Address of Honorable Sol Bloom at the Shrine of the Constitution -- Address of President Roosevelt at the Sylvan Theater -- Address of Senator William E. Borah at Constitution Hall -- Commemoration of the Ratification of the Constitution -- Address of Honorable Sol Bloom at Independence Hall -- Observance of the Sesquicentennial of the Congress -- Address of Speaker William B. Bankhead -- Address of Senator Key Pittman -- Address of Senator Alben W. Barkley -- Address of Chief Justice Charles E. Hughes -- Address of President Roosevelt -- Members of the First and Seventy-sixth Congresses --
Mount Vernon exercises in honor of Washington's notification of election as president -- Address of Regent Mrs. Horace Mann Towner -- Reading by Honorable Sol Bloom -- Address of President Roosevelt -- Memorial celebration at New York World's Fair -- Address of President Roosevelt -- Address of Governor Herbert H. Lehman -- Address of Mayor F. H. LaGuardia -- Address of Sir Louis Beale, British Commissioner General -- Address of Honorable Grover A. Whalen, President, New York World's Fair -- Address of Governor Lehman at the Washington Statue -- Report on the ceremonies -- Observance of the Sesquicentennial of the Supreme Court -- Address of Attorney General Robert H. Jackson -- Address of Honorable Charles A. Beardsley, President, American Bar Association -- Address of Chief Justice Charles E. Hughes -- Address of Senator Charles A. Hatch -- Address of Senator Warren R. Austin -- Address of Representative Ulysses S. Guyer -- Address of Representative Hatton W. Sumners -- List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States -- High courts of the world -- The man who engrossed the Constitution -- Catalogue of the loan exhibit of portraits -- Constitution cartoons.