Understanding the Constitution has been primarily designed for secondary school students of United States history and government. The book’s usefulness extends to immigrants taking citizenship courses as well as adult general readers.
The text includes informative essays, charts, graphs, twenty-five lessons, quizzes, examinations, topic locator, glossary, copies of the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution of the United States, as well as a selected bibliography.
This work represents a much needed exploration of a subject essential in the education of all Americans.
About the Author
Henry T. Conserva has taught in the public schools of California for over fifty years. He has been a curriculum specialist in social studies for the San Francisco Unified School District and has taught student teachers at San Francisco State University. He has done postgraduate study at Tel Aviv University in Israel and at Harvard’s Japan Institute. He is the author of Earth Tales, Propaganda Techniques, Tips for Teachers and the Illustrated Dictionary of Physical Geography.