Constitutionalism in Education for Democracy: The Continuing Relevance of Arguments on Constitutional Government of the American Founding Era.

@inproceedings{Patrick1993ConstitutionalismIE,
  title={Constitutionalism in Education for Democracy: The Continuing Relevance of Arguments on Constitutional Government of the American Founding Era.},
  author={John J. Patrick},
  year={1993}
}
This paper contends that the issues of constitutional government debated during the founding of the United States should be in the core curriculum of any school that seeks to educate students to become responsible citizens of a constitutional democracy. For purposes of teaching students, the issues debated by founding-era political thinkers can be formulated around three central, interconnected paradoxes: (1) how to achieve liberty with order, (2) how to have majority rule with minority rights… CONTINUE READING

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