We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, Level 3
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Unit 2
How Did the Framers Create the Constitution?

Chronology: Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers
A chronology of Federalist and Anti-Federalist papers compared to each other with reference to key events. From the Constitution Society (constitution.org).

Chronology: Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers
A chronology of Federalist and Anti-Federalist papers compared to each other with reference to key events. From the Constitution Society (constitution.org).

The Constitutional Convention
This website provides teachers and students with a ten-step guide to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. It was written by author and historian Gordon Lloyd, professor of public policy at Pepperdine University. From TeachingAmericanHistory.org.

The Six Stages of Ratification
A detailed description of the six stages of the ratification process for the Constitution, by Gordon Lloyd. From TeachingAmericanHistory.org.

Unit 4
How Have the Values and Principles Embodied in the Constitution Shaped American Institutions and Practices?

American Presidency Project: Presidential Executive Orders
The Presidential Executive Orders page of the American Presidency Project. This webpage contains presidential executive orders from John Quincy Adams to the present.

American Presidency Project: Presidential Signing Statements
The Presidential Signing Statements page of the American Presidency Project's website contains presidential signing statements from the presidency of Herbert Hoover to the present.

Census Data and District Sizes

Examples of Modern "Gerrymandered" Districts

House Armed Services Committee

House Committee on Agriculture

House Committee on Appropriations

House Committee on Education and Labor

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

House Committee on Financial Services

House Committee on Foreign Affairs

House Committee on Homeland Security

House Committee on House Administration

House Committee on Natural Resources

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

House Committee on Rules

House Committee on Science and Technology

House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct

House Committee on the Budget

House Committee on the Judiciary

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

House Committee on Ways and Means

House Small Business Committee

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Lesson 23: Full text
A pdf of the full text of Lesson 23, "What is the Role of the President in the American Constitutional System?" For review purposes only. Reproduction of any portion of this lesson is prohibited without prior written permission of the Center for Civic Education.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Senate Budget Committee

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry

Senate Committee on Appropriations

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Senate Committee on Finance

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

The American Presidency Project
The American Presidency Project, hosted by the University of California, Santa Barbara, contains thousands of documents related to the study of the presidency, including inaugural addresses, State of the Union addresses, executive orders, proclamations, and signing statements.

The House for the 100th Congress

The Senate for the 100th Congress

Unit 6
What Challenges Might Face American Constitutional Democracy in the Twenty-first Century?

Current Rules on Naturalizing through Military Service

Engaging Website on Immigration
Links to http://www.ailf.org/exhibit/ex_americasheritage_traveling/traveling_exhibit.shtml

How Much Information? 2003
A 2003 report on how much information is generated each year, from the School of Information Management and Systems at UC Berkeley.

Impact of Technology on Civil Emancipation
Civic Life in the Information Age: Policy, Technology and Generational Change

International Court of Justice

International Monetary Fund

Internet Statistics

Languages Spoken in the United States

Life Expectancy Tables Worldwide

Meriam Report

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

People, Actions and Events on Behalf of Civil Rights in the United States

Pew Global Attitudes Project
The Pew Global Attitudes Project website.

Population Distibution in the United States

Project Citizen

Religions Currently Practiced in the United States

Statistical Abstract Maintained by the United States Census Bureau
The 2010 Statistical Abstract from The National Data Book, as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Globalization Website

Treaties in Which the United States Took Part
A research guide from the University of Delaware Library.

UN Basic Principles of the Independence of the Judiciary
Basic Principles of the Independence of the Judiciary, as adopted by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Understanding the Civil Rights Movement


United Nations

Voting and Registration Data
Reported voting and registration data broken down several ways by the U.S. Census Bureau.

World Bank

World Health Organization

World Trade Organization
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