Signing Their Rights Away

  • Quirk Books
  • 2011
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  • eng
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  • 9781594745317

An entertaining and essential collection of stories about the surprising and strange fates of the thirty-nine statesmen who created the U.S. Constitution.Now in paperback with a brand-new cover, this companion volume toSigning Their Lives Awaytells the untold stories of the signers of the U.S. Constitution and comes at a time when our constitutional rights are at the forefront of everyone's minds.Remember when our elected officials knew how to compromise? Here are short, irreverent, fun, and fact-filled biographies of the 39 men who set aside their differences and signed their names to the U.S. Constitutionthe oldest written constitution of any nation in the world. You'll meet:*; The Signer Who Believed in Aliens*; The Signer Who Was Shot in the Stomach*; The Signer Who Went Bankrupt*; The Peg-Legged Signer*; And many more colorful colonists!Complete with portraits of every signatory,Signing Their Rights Awayprovides an entertaining and enlightening narrativefor students, history buffs, politicos, andHamiltonfans alike.