ERIC Number: ED251403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Constitution and the Community: A Resource for Planning Humanities-Based Programs on the United States Constitution.
National Federation of State Humanities Councils, Minneapolis, MN.
Designed to encourage interactive study of the Constitution by humanities scholars and the community, this guide is arranged in four sections. The first section contains a number of ideas for projects and concepts that might spark group interest in constitutional study and descriptions of Constitution-related projects, listed in alphabetical order by title. Projects range from an examination of contemporary constitutional questions to influences on the framing of the Constitution. Project formats include lectures, conferences, school programs, films, and videotapes. The second section is a filmography consisting of 36 entries organized under the following headings: origins and purpose of the Constitution, main principles of government in the Constitution, amending and interpreting the Constitution, and landmark Supreme Court cases. Each annotated entry provides: a brief description; availability, purchase, and rental information; length; format; and date. The third section lists scholars and resource people by state. The final section contains bibliographies and resources, divided into the following headings: bibliography, bibliography according to type of publication, state humanities councils, major private and state historical societies and museums, League of Women Voters state chapters, and other organizations. (LP)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Federation of State Humanities Councils, Minneapolis, MN.
Identifiers: United States Constitution