curricular unit looks at the influence one Native American culture had
on the "Founding Fathers" ideas about democracy, governmental
structures, the rights of the individual and the public good. Using
primary sources, students will compare and contrast
the differences between Native American and European cultures
and how this affected governance. This will lead to a systematic
comparison of the Iroquois Confederacy's Great Law of Peace
and the US Constitution.
Confederacy and the US Constitution
was developed, designed, and produced by:
Micki M. Caskey, Ph.D., Theresa J. Rapida, Ph.D., and Mark Wubbold.
This project was funded by generous grants from Portland State University's
Faculty Enhancement Fund and the Mark O. Hatfield Public Service Grant
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2001, Portland State University