Friday, September 12, 2014

National Constitution Day is Sept. 17th

That’s the date that the Founding Fathers signed the United States Constitution establishing our government and the rights and freedoms that “We the People” enjoy today.
Have you ever read this document? This week the Political Science department is sponsoring a reading of the Constitution.
How about trying this Naturalization Test! Can you pass the test to become a United States citizen?
Stop by Armacost Library and see our display.
Other good reads might include: The Upside-Down Constitution by Michael S. Greve explaining how federalism has a totally different meaning now than is described in the Constitution.
Akhil Reed Amar’s American’s Unwritten Constitution arguing that the written Constitution doesn’t include all that we think including no explicit mention of separation of powers or the rule of law. Constitution 3.0, Freedom and Technological Change edited by Jeffrey Rosen and Benjamin Wittes, which provides analysis of the technological challenges to our constitutional values.

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