By Amy Taylor and Wendy Moore
In the Law Library
On Monday, September 17th librarians will have a table at the front of the Law Library. Stop by to check out our display of resources related to the Constitution and to quiz yourself on the finer point of Constitution Convention history.
- Take the founders quiz from the Constitution Center website to prepare yourself: https://constitutioncenter.org/foundersquiz/
- Biographies, books about major figures from the Founding Era, as well as prominent Supreme Court Justices, such as “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg” by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik and “Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow (the book that inspired the Broadway musical “Hamilton”) will be on display over the weekend and throughout next week.
At the University of Georgia
Carol Berkin, Presidential Professor of History Emerita at Baruch College & the Graduate Center, City University of New York will be presenting a lecture on Monday, September 17th at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. The lecture includes a reception. For more information visit UGA’s calendar:
On the Web
We also recommend checking out the following online resources:
- American Founding Era Collections, searchable digital editions of the papers of many major figures from the Founding Era under the Constitution, including The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution
- HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated, current constitution for every country in its original language format and an English translation, as well as substantial constitutional histories for selected countries
- Constitute, access to the world’s constitutions that users can systematically compare them across a broad set of topics tagged by the Comparative Constitutions Project
- The National Archives Eight Myths About the Constitution and original documents of the three Charters of Freedom
- The American Civil Liberties Union Constitution Day interactive website