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Patrick, John J. 1935-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 265 publications in 1 language and 15,368 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Juvenile works  History  Sources  Trials, litigation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: JK9, 320.47303
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John J Patrick
The Oxford guide to the United States government by John J Patrick( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Oxford Guide to the United States Government is the ultimate resource for authoritative information on the U.S. Presidency, Congress, and Supreme Court, and other federal government agencies. Written by three top scholars, its pages brim with the key figures, events, and structures that have animated U.S. government for more than 200 years." "In addition to coverage of the 2000 Presidential election, this Guide features biographies of all the Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Supreme Court justices, as well as notable members of Congress, including current leadership; historical commentary on past elections, major Presidential decisions, international and domestic programs, and the key advisors and agencies of the executive branch; in-depth analysis of Congressional leadership and committees, agencies and staff, and historic legislation; and detailed discussions of 100 landmark Supreme Court cases and the major issues facing the Court today. In addition to entries that define legal terms and phrases and others that elaborate on the wide array of government traditions, this valuable book includes extensive back matter, including tables of Presidential election results; lists of Presidents, Vice Presidents, Congresses, and Supreme Court Justices with dates of service; lists of Presidential museums, libraries, and historic sites; relevant web sites; and information on visiting the White House, the Capitol, and the Supreme Court building." "A one-stop, comprehensive guide that will assist students, educators, and anyone curious about the inner workings of government, The Oxford Guide to the United States Government will be a valued addition to any home library."--Jacket
The Bill of Rights : a history in documents by John J Patrick( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses contemporary documents to explore the history of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, the British traditions on which they were based, and their impact on American society
The young Oxford companion to the Supreme Court of the United States by John J Patrick( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the Supreme Court, using the device of alphabetically listing and explaining its decisions, justices, concepts, legal terms, practices, and issues
Constitutional debates on freedom of religion : a documentary history( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of the debate over the separation of religion and government in the United States through a collection of primary documents
The Supreme Court of the United States : a student companion by John J Patrick( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetically arranged, illustrated guide to the Supreme Court, including biographical articles on all the justices, summaries and analysis of key decisions and major cases, and definitions of legal terms
Founding the Republic : a documentary history by John J Patrick( Book )

13 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Establishes a broad picture of the issues that confronted those who framed our government by showing how they arrived at consensus from their numerous conflicting positions. A chronology of major events is followed by seven sections of documents, organized topically. This important library and classroom tool will make it easy for students to research and debate the core political ideas and issues of the founding period. The profound arguments regarding republicanism, federalism, constitutionalism, and individual rights come to life here, contextualized with introductory explanations to stimulate analysis and appraisal of the positions. Unique to this collection are documents relating to the establishment of constitutional governments in the original 13 states, debate over the Bill of Rights, and documents reflecting a variety of alternative voices, including letters and petitions from women and African-American and Native-American leaders. This presents a broader picture of the issues that confronted those who framed our government than has ever before been available
Toward effective instruction in secondary social studies by Lee Ehman( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding democracy : a hip pocket guide by John J Patrick( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the core concepts of democracy
Civic and moral learning in America( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From its formative years to the present, advocates of various persuasions have written and spoken about the country?s need for moral and civic education. Responding in part to challenges posed by B. Edward McClellan, this book offers research findings on the ideas, people, and contexts that have influenced the acquisition of moral and civic learning in the America
The pursuit of justice : Supreme Court decisions that shaped America by Kermit L Hall( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews and discusses landmark cases heard by the United States Supreme court from 1803 through 2000
The young voter; a guide to instruction about voter behavior and elections by John J Patrick( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons on the Constitution : supplements to high school courses in American history, government, and civics by John J Patrick( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These curriculum materials about various aspects of the United States Constitution are designed as supplements to high school courses in history, civics, and government. They include 60 original lessons for students, accompanied by lesson plans for teachers, and are divided into five chapters. Chapter I, "Documents of Freedom" includes the Constitution, amendments to the Constitution, amendments proposed but not ratified, and selected Federalist papers. Chapter ii, "Origins and Purposes of the Constitution" covers the concept of a constitution, state constitutions, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitutional Convention, federalists and anti-federalists, the Bill of Rights, and the timetable of main events in the making of the Constitution. Chapter iii, "Principles of Government in the Constitution," deals with the concept and operation of federalism, separation of powers, the judiciary, and civil liberties. Chapter iv, "Amending and Interpreting the Constitution," deals with amendments, constitutional conventions, political parties, and challenges to the Constitution. Chapter v, "Landmark Cases of the Supreme Court," analyzes 20 crucial Supreme Court cases. (Is)
The progress of the Afro-American by John J Patrick( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A textbook tracing the history of the Negro in the United States includes chapters on Race and racism, The era of slavery, Reconstruction, Segregation, The civil rights movement, and Great Afro-Americans
Political socialization of American youth; implications for secondary school social studies by John J Patrick( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American political behavior by Howard D Mehlinger( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school text introducing the American political system and emphasizing current case studies and new knowledge of patterns of political behavior
Teaching America's founding documents by John J Patrick( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State standards for civic education by John J Patrick( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching about judicial review by John J Patrick( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching the Declaration of Independence by John J Patrick( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2001 NAEP in U.S. history by John J Patrick( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford guide to the United States government
Alternative Names
Patrick, John.

Patrick, John 1935-

Patrick, John J. 1935-

Patriks, Džons Dž 1935-

Languages
English (134)

Covers
The Bill of Rights : a history in documentsThe young Oxford companion to the Supreme Court of the United StatesConstitutional debates on freedom of religion : a documentary historyThe Supreme Court of the United States : a student companionFounding the Republic : a documentary historyUnderstanding democracy : a hip pocket guideCivic and moral learning in AmericaThe pursuit of justice : Supreme Court decisions that shaped America