ERIC Number: ED346009
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
New York and the Bicentennial: Contributions to the American Constitutional Experience.
Schechter, Stephen L., Ed.; Bernstein, Richard B., Ed.
This document presents learning materials designed to support school and community activities dealing with the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, and particularly with New York State's role in the nation's constitutional history. The following materials concerning school and community activities are included: "'Congress Shall Make No Law...' A Tribute to the Bill of Rights"; "Creating Your Own Constitutional Bicentennial Celebration" (New York State Imagination Celebration); "Critical Choices for New York: A Study Guide" (Stephen L. Schechter); "Critical Choices for Participation in Government: A Practical Manual for School Citizenship" (Stephen L. Schechter; Hugh B. Hammett); "Critical Choices in Your Community: A Practical Manual for Citizenship Programs" (Stephen L. Schechter; Hugh B. Hammett); "First Ladies of New York State: the Constitutional Era, 1777-1800: Educational Activities for the Seventh Grade Curriculum" (Jane D. Begos); "Four who Dared: Women Who Made History in Rensselaer County" (Richard Jones); "A Matter of Reflection and Choice: The Federalist/Antifederalist Debate" (Rachel Bliven); "Mock Constitutional Conventions for High School Students" (Lawrence F. Woodbridge, with a commentary by Richard B. Bernstein); "Plant a Living Legacy to the Constitution: Trees of Early New York" (Arthur H. Ode Jr.); "Teaching guide for 'The Reluctant Pillar'" (Christine Blumberg); "The United States Constitution and the State's Social Studies Program: Social Studies Grade 7/8 and Grade 11 Curriculum Have New Constitutional Units" (New York State Education Department, Social Studies Bureau); and "This Proposed Constitution: A Debate of the Times, April 1788." This document also contains, in a separate section, the annual and final reports of the New York State Bicentennial Commission. (DB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Community Programs, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Learning Activities, Social Studies, State History, State Programs, Teaching Guides, United States History
Council for Citizenship Education, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY 12180 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Albany.
Identifiers: New York; United States Constitution
Note: For a related document, see SO 022 150.