Elementary Catechism on the Constitution of the United States: For the Use of Schools (Paperback)
2012 Reprint of 1828 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Want to know the Constitution? Then get this book By 1839 this book was the standard textbook for learning the Constitution in American classrooms. Written as a "catechism" in question and answer format, Stansbury's 1828 edition contains 332 Questions/Answers on the Constitution with step by step commentary on all of the important features of "a government of law and not of men." The Catechism was first used in the early 1800's for school children but should be required reading in every school today. It is an excellent way to re-acquaint you with the nature and benefit of strict constitutional government. "An ignorant people are easily betrayed, and a wicked people can never be ruled by the mild influence of their own laws." - Arthur J. Stansbury.