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Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution

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Works: 202 works in 400 publications in 1 language and 22,655 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Interviews  Documentary films  Digests  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs 
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Most widely held works about Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution
 
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Most widely held works by Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution
The Bill of rights and beyond, 1791-1991( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 3,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the twenty-six amendments to the United States Constitution, how each amendment was added, the people responsible such as George Mason, James Madison, and Carrie Chapman Catt, and also provides for classroom learning activities
The Supreme Court of the United States : its beginnings & its justices, 1790-1991 by Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 3,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a full page biography and a full page color portrait of each Chief Justice and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
We the people : final report by Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bill of Rights and beyond : a resource guide( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitution of the United States : published for the bicentennial of its adoption in 1787 by United States( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Braille edition of the Constitution of the United States
We the people : the president and the constitution( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series of interviews record the observations of Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan about the office of the Presidency and its place in the constitutional framework of American government
Richard M. Nixon( Visual )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Nixon discusses the presidency from the perspective of his long career in public service. Includes his views of the practical handicaps of divided government, secret diplomacy and covert operations, presidential campaigning, and relations with the media
American experience by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first President elected from the Deep South since the Civil War, Jimmy Carter discusses the Office of the Presidency from the perspective of a Washington outsider who sought to make human rights a centerpiece of his administration. Carter reflects upon the nature of Presidential leadership, illustrated by the Camp David Accords, the Iran hostage crisis, the Panama Canal Treaty, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the energy crisis
Gerald R. Ford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Ford discusses the War Powers Resolution and other Congressional limitations on presidential power, the personal qualitities required of the President, limitations on presidential terms of office, the threat of assassination, and the difficulties that confront the legislative branch. Includes his views on decision-making in the context of the pardon of Richard Nixon, the seizure of the Mayaguez, the summit meeting at Vladivostok, and other events in the Ford presidency
Ronald Reagan : a legacy remembered( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Reagan discusses Congress and the budget process, the role of the executive branch in the management of the economy, presidential relations with the media, the appointment of justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, and presidential initiatives in foreign affairs including the intervention in Grenada, the bombing of Libya, and the United States support of the Nicaraguan contras
Constitution Week : an American legacy : September 17-23, commencing with Citizenship Day, September 17( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to celebrating the bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1791 to 1991 : 200 years of our Bill of Rights : the Bill of Rights and beyond( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bicentennial Educational Grant Program : a report (1985-1991) by Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitution Week : September 17-23( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teach about the Bill of Rights and beyond : a study guide for elementary & junior high schools( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National History Day 1991 : rights in history( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preparation for a commemoration : first full year's report of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution by Washington, Dc Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the first year of its three-year existence, the Bicentennial Commission began to fulfill its mission, as defined by its chairman, to provide "a history and civics lesson for all of us." The Commission has decided to focus primarily on the educational potentialities of commemoration and to foster a firm understanding and appreciation of America's constitutional heritage and priceless freedoms. The Commission is cosponsoring two national writing competitions for high school and law school students, and has established an Educational Programs Registry to provide a short summary of Constitution-related programs. The National Archives has developed a supplemental teaching unit for secondary school students which contains 40 documents from the National Archives collection to aid in the educational effort of the Commission. In its role of encouraging and coordinating activities, the Commission has worked through private and public entities to reach out to U.S. citizens to create greater understanding of the accomplishments of the Founders, the nature of the system of governance they established, and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. (Sm)
The Constitution at 200 : the commemoration continues : the second full year's report( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution

Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution

Commission on the bicentennial of the US constitution

Etats-Unis Commission on the bicentennial of the constitution

United States Commission on the Bicentennial of the Constitution

United States Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution

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English (142)