FP Constitution Review : Resources by Topic

This guide is for Scott Dewitt's class to explore resources related to rewriting the US constitution.
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Introduction to resources

Please find your topic in the boxes below and use the database links to find resources related to your topic.  These are likely the most relevant databases to your topic, but depending on how you approach the topic other databases may provide more information.

The search terms are suggestions only. Please see the general search tips tab for more information on searching databases.  

To request materials through I-share or interlibrary loan please follow the instructions here.


Topic: Gun Ownership

Suggested search terms: Guns, Gun Ownership, Firearms, Second Amendment, Constitutional Amendments.

Topic: Balanced Budget

Suggested search terms: Balanced Budget Amendment, Balanced Budget Act, Joint Resolution 58

Topic: Electoral College

Suggested search terms: Electoral College, Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, Congress, Article II of the Constitution, 12th Amendment, 

Topic: Economic Rights

Suggested search terms: Economic rights, Constitution, Universal Declaration on Human Rights, International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), Right to property, Right to Work.