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Schimmel, David – Update on Law-Related Education, 1994
Contends that all of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices in 1947 agreed that the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment erected a wall of separation between church and state. Reviews Establishment Clause history, includes summaries of court opinions, and concludes that a more thorough curriculum about the wall of separation is needed. (CFR)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Court Role, Curriculum Development
Sass, Charles R. – 1995
This teacher's guide is designed to accompany the two-part videotape "One Nation Under God? School Prayer and the First Amendment." The videotape and teacher's guide should help students to: (1) understand the history of freedom of religion and the First Amendment; (2) examine the controversy surrounding school prayer; (3) compare and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Liberties, Constitutional History
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Urofsky, Melvin I. – OAH Magazine of History, 1990
Observes the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on religion have been fairly consistent, but controversies arise from judicial interpretations of the Constitution's religious clauses. Traces history and development of major court decisions and religious issue rulings for both the Establishment and Free Exercise clauses. States religion in public schools…
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction