ERIC Number: ED452106
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Matters of Principle.
Bill of Rights in Action, v16 n1 Win 1999
This issue of "Bill of Rights in Action" looks at individuals who have stood on principle against authority or popular opinion. The first article investigates John Adams and his defense of British soldiers at the Boston Massacre trials. The second article explores Archbishop Thomas Becket's fatal conflict with England's King Henry II. The final article examines Dr. Jack Kevorkian and the issue of mercy killing. Each article includes questions for class discussion and writing, a further reading list, and classroom activities. (BT)
Descriptors: Euthanasia, Government Role, Personal Autonomy, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States Government (Course), United States History, World History
Constitutional Rights Foundation, 601 South Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005. Tel: 213-487-5590; Fax: 213-386-0459. For full text: http://www.crf-usa.org/bria/bria16_1.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: W. M. Keck Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bill of Rights; United States Constitution