ERIC Number: ED472108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Foundations of Our Constitution. Reflecting on September 11.
Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
This lesson plan provides background on six significant historical documents: (1) "Meeting at Runnymede--The Story of King John and the Magna Carta"; (2) "The Mayflower Compact"; (3) "The Declaration of Independence and Natural Rights"; (4) "The Federalist Papers"; (5) "Aristotle: In Search of the Best Constitution"; and (6) "The Pledge of Allegiance." The lesson focuses on each document and provides activities and questions of students to investigate the circumstances for each historical document. The aim of the lesson is to reflect on the events of September 11, 2001, by studying the foundations of the United States Constitution. (BT)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Historical Interpretation, Law Related Education, Secondary Education, Student Research, United States 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.crfusa.org/Sept11/Sept11_home#foundations.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution