Reference materials

Constitution ratification chronology

Landmark US Supreme Court cases

– A reference of influential Supreme Court cases, organized by topic

Suggested primary and secondary sources on the Constitution

Synopses of US Presidents

– Succinct paragraphs summarizing the legacies of each of America’s top executives

Additional links and books

Book recommendations for civic educators

US Constitution for Kids



Quotations on American democracy, government, and the Constitution

Quotations on the organization, function, and powers of the Constitution

James Madison quotations

Thomas Jefferson quotations