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American Democracy Project

Dr. Shari Bax
Administration Building 214
Warrensburg, MO 64093
660-543-4114
bax@ucmo.edu





constitutionday2010

ADP Events for Constitution Day 2010

Considering the Constitution

On September 17, 1787, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia held their final meeting, and signed the Constitution of the United States of America. The University of Central Missouri will commemorate this defining moment in American history with a series of events and activities sponsored by the American Democracy Project.

Your Perspective

Participate in the Democracy Forum by posting a response to one of the statements posted on the rolling boards. Co-sponsored by SGA.

September 13-September 17 in the Union Atrium.

Partisan Perspectives

Members of the College Democrats and College Republicans will discuss their different views on the Constitution and the government powers and responsibilities addressed therein. 

Wednesday, September 15 at 12:00 p.m. in Wood 100 (Twomey Auditorium)

A Constitution Trivia Challenge 

Join Students for Political Action for a fun and challenging Jeopardy style game and test your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.  You may even win a prize!

Wednesday, September 15 at 3:30 p.m. in Wood 1  

International Perspectives

A panel of international students will discuss their different views on the Constitution.  Sponsored by the Diversity Office.

Friday, September 17 at 11:00 a.m. in Union 304 and 306

Judicial Perspectives

Constitutional and legal experts will explore how judges are selected both at the state and federal levels and will examine the controversy of how a judge’s particular philosophy affects judicial interpretation in this live interactive broadcast sponsored by the Missouri Bar.

Friday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Union 219

Considering the Constitution is a week of activities sponsored by the American Democracy Project, a multi-campus initiative that seeks to create an intellectual and experiential understanding of civic engagement for undergraduates enrolled at institutions