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Celebrate Constitution Day, Sept 17

This year marks the second federally-recognized Constitution Day, commemorating the day that the Constitution was signed in 1787. 


The U.S. Constitution Research Guide offers a list of resources, online and print, available through the JMU Libraries, as well as advice for researching the topic.



Researching and Reading about the Constitution

Some of the many books about the U.S. Constitution in the JMU Libraries collections include:

All Politics Is Local : Family, Friends, And Provincial Interests In The Creation Of The Constitution by Christopher Collier

Publisher: University Press of New England, 2003
Call Number: Carrier Library F99 .C65 2003

The First Amendment In Schools : A Guide From The First Amendment Center by Charles C. Haynes


Publisher: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2003
Call Number: Carrier Library KF4124.5 .F57 2003 and online

The Founders On God And Government

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004
Call Number: Carrier Library BR520 .F68 2004

Gentleman Revolutionary : Gouverneur Morris, The Rake Who Wrote The Constitution by Richard Brookhiser

Publisher: Free Press, 2003
Call Number:
Carrier Library E302.6.M7 B76 2003

How Democratic Is The American Constitution? by Robert Alan Dahl

Yale University Press, 2003
Call Number: Carrier Library KF4550 .D34 2003



Terrorism And The Constitution : Sacrificing Civil Liberties In The Name Of National Security by David Cole and James X. Dempsey

Publisher: New Press, 2002
Call Number:
Carrier Library KF4850 .D46 2002

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