ERIC Number: ED348272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Contemporary Perspectives on the Enduring Constitution: A Bicentennial Primer.
American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship.
The 17 essays included in this book are designed to provide educators and other interested readers with contemporary perspectives on a broad range of themes and topics concerning the U.S. Constitution. The authors are a distinguished group of historians, political scientists, legal scholars, and jurists. The essays include: "The Achievement of the Constitution as Viewed by the Leading Federalists" (Thomas L. Pangle); "The Contributions of the States to American Constitutionalism" (George Dargo); "The Drafting of the Constitution" (Margaret Pace Duckett); "The Senate the Framers Created and Its Legacy Today" (Richard A. Baker); "The First Federal Congress" (Charlene N. Bickford); "The Confirmation Process and the Separation of Powers" (Hon. Patti B. Saris); "The Article III Judiciary--The Ideal and the Reality" (Hon. Kenneth F. Ripple); "Focal Themes and Issues for Teaching about the Federal Judiciary" (Kent Newmyer); "The Work of the Supreme Court and Sources of Information about It" (Jeffrey Morris); "The Institution of the Presidency under Article II" (Thomas E. Cronin); "The Constitution and the Conduct of Foreign Affairs" (David. G. Adler); "Does the Constitution Matter to the Presidency Today?" (Nancy Kassop); "Ratifying the Constitution: The State Context" (John P. Kaminski); "The Debate over Ratification in Virginia" (Richard R. Beerman); "The Debate over Ratification in New York" (Stephen L. Schechter); "The Constitution: A Political Document with an Ambitious Legacy" (James A. Henretta); and "Women and the Constitution: The Equal Rights Amendment" (Winifred Wandersee). (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Washington, DC.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship.
Identifiers: United States Constitution
Note: Papers based on presentations made at the Leon Jaworski Constitutional Institute (Philadelphia, PA, June, 1988).