Defining Civil Liberties in Pennsylvania

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Defining Civil Liberties in Pennsylvania


Note from the Editor
Tamara Gaskell Miller

Window on the Collections
by Eric Klinek

Popular Constitutionalism in Philadelphia: How Freedom of Expression Was Secured by Two Fearless Newspaper Editors
by Jeffrey L. Pasley

Freedom of Religion: Bibles, Public Schools, and Philadelphia's Bloody Riots of 1844
by Bruce Dorsey

"Words Become Things": Free Speech in Civil War Pennsylvania
by Jonathan W. White

Freedom to Assemble and the Lattimer Massacre of 1897
by Kenneth C. Wolensky

Teachers' Page: Japanese American Internment and Redress: Petition and Coalition Building
by Hsiao-Ning Tu

Teachers' Turn: Exploring Rights and Responsibilities in a Democratic Society
by Marc Brasof

Legacies for Kids: Book Reviews

Many Ways: How Families Practice Their Beliefs and Religions, by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly
Teen Rights and Responsibilities: A Legal Guide for Teens and the Adults in Their Lives, by Traci Truly
A Kids' Guide to America's Bill of Rights: Curfews, Censorship, and the 100-Pound Giant, by Kathleen Krull; illustrated by Anna Divito
We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States, by David Catrow
Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel, by Avi
This is the Dream, by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander; illustrated by James Ransome

Book and Website Reviews
by Eric Klinek

First Freedoms: A Documentary History of First Amendment Rights in America, by Charles C. Haynes, Sam Chaltain, and Susan M. Glisson
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism, by Geoffrey R. Stone
Pennsylvania and the Bill of Rights, by Robert G. Crist
A Perfect Freedom: Religious Liberty in Pennsylvania, by J. William Frost
Leg@cies: Interesting Places to Explore on the Web

Food for Thought: The First Amendment, the Declaration of Rights, and Pennsylvania Constitutional Jurisprudence
by Joel Fishman