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Welcome

Welcome to Constitution Day 2016!

Constitution day is an American federal observance that commemorates the formation and signing of the Unites States Constitution.  Observed this year on September 16th, Constitution Day was formerly called Citizenship Day and also honors all those who have become U.S. Citizens.

Learn more about the U.S. Constitution

The Library provides access to a variety of resources including book, articles, web resources and video, to help you learn more about the U.S. Constitution.

 

 

On the Shelf

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Jury Nullification - Clay S. Conrad
Call Number: KF8982.C66 2014
ISBN: 9781939709004
Publication Date: 2013-11-07

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The Liberty Amendments - Mark R. Levin
Call Number: KF4550.Z9L4725 2013
ISBN: 9781451606270
Publication Date: 2013-08-13

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Out of Order - Sandra Day O'Connor
Call Number: KF8742.O276 2013
ISBN: 9780812993929
Publication Date: 2013-03-05

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From Suffrage to the Senate - Suzanne O'Dea (Editor)
Call Number: HQ1236.5.U6S32 2013
ISBN: 9781619250109
Publication Date: 2013-02-20

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Why Jury Duty Matters - Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
Call Number: KF8972.F47 2013
ISBN: 9780814729021
Publication Date: 2012-12-17

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Constitutional Law for a Changing America - Lee Epstein; Thomas G. Walker
Call Number: KF4748.E67 2013
ISBN: 9781452226743
Publication Date: 2012-09-18

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A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments - John R. Vile
Call Number: KF4550.V55 2010
ISBN: 9780313380082
Publication Date: 2010-02-01

Library Databases

Interested in finding out more about our Constitution? These library databases are an excellent place to start.

 

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How Well Do You Know the Constitution?

 

Now Playing : Video Resources

 

Learning Never Stops: 21 Videos that Help Make Learning the Constituiton Fun

A collection of videos including tutrioals and movie scenes abuot the Constitution.

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http://seekoutlearning.blogspot.com/2014/01/21-youtube-videos-that-help-make.html#.V7OIPKK_Y9R

 

The Constitution and Foundations of Government

“This program explores the origins, outbreak, and outcome of the American Revolution, the major political texts which grew out of that struggle, and their ongoing significance today.”

@ 2010 | 26 Minutes | Watch Now
http://digital.films.com.ez.sccd.ctc.edu:4048/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=34711&xtid=39964

 

In Search of the Constitution (Series)

Bill Moyers examines the vitality of our nation's most important document by listening to people who interpret and teach it, as well as people whose lives have been changed by it. Moyers' purpose in this series was "to hear a variety of opinions whose sum total will show that the Constitution is a living, if conflicted, force in contemporary lives, even as it shaped the generations before us. It is our common bond to the past and our legacy to the future."

© 1987 | 11-part series, 60 Minutes each| Watch Now
http://digital.films.com.ez.sccd.ctc.edu:4048/PortalPlayLists.aspx?pstid=7562&aid=34711

 

The Making of the Constitution

A compelling account of the events leading up to the creation of the Constitution. This historical account includes a richly textured mix of historical art, compelling video footage, and insightful commentary, it explores a fascinating mix of individuals, political philosophers, and social issues of the day.  

© 1997 | 30 Minutes | Watch Now
http://digital.films.com.ez.sccd.ctc.edu:4048/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=34711&xtid=8096

 

The Amendments to the Constitution: Bill of Rights and Beyond (Series)

“Between 1787, when the Constitution was written, and the present time, thousands of proposed amendments have been introduced in Congress. But in that time, only 27 of those proposed amendments have been ratified. These 27 amendments tell some of the most important stories in American political, social, and cultural history.”

© 1998| 20-part series, varies | Watch Now
http://digital.films.com.ez.sccd.ctc.edu:4048/PortalPlayLists.aspx?pstid=10161&aid=34711

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