Our Constitution: The Complete United States Constitution

  • by Win Box Audio
  • Narrated by Dan Winiarski
  • 1 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After winning the war for independence from Great Britain, the 13 American colonies became the 13 States of America. They adopted the Articles of Confederation as their system of government. However, the Articles proved to be ineffective, and only a few short years after gaining its independence, the young country was headed for fracture and failure.
In the summer of 1787, 12 of the states (Rhode Island excepted) sent delegates to Philadelphia in a last-ditch effort to fix the Articles. But it soon became clear that the problems facing the young country were too great for the Articles of Confederation to address, even in an amended form. Thus, the delegates created a new Constitution, one that brilliantly established an entirely new (and daring) form of republican government. A government of enumerated and separated powers. A government that is truly of the People, by the People, and for the People.
"We the People of the United States..." So begins our Constitution.


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Good Reading

This audiobook includes the full text of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States as it currently stands. Winiarski's reading is clear and easy to understand, delivered as if he were reading the documents aloud in a town square.
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- Aaron "extreme accountant"

it is the constitution that defines us!

the best document ever written! every American should know and understand the constitution of America.

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- Justin Hobbs

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-26-2012
  • Publisher: Win Box Audio