UNO Civic Participation Project

Constitution Week 2007

The University of Nebraska at Omaha's observation of Constitution Day included three Civic Participation Project events the week of September 17, 2007. These included a reader's theatre discussion of the Constitution by the Forensics Team and Argumentation and Debate students; "Balancing the Protection of Public Safety and the Preservation of Civil Liberties in a Time of Terror," a presentation at the Durham Western Heritage Museum by Drs. Steve Bullock, Carson Holloway, and Olga Lagotska; and "We The People: New Generation Expressions," an art presentation by students and faculty from Western Hills University Partnership Magnet Center.

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Amendment 8: Cruel and unusual punishment, by Breana B.
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Amendment 16: Income Taxation, by TaMara B.
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Amendment 22: Presidential Term Limits, by Cavoni J.
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Amendment 13: Abolition of slavery, by Jimmy C.
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Amendment 15: Suffrage regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude, by Unique C.
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Amendment 5: Due process, by Kai S.
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Amendment 3: Quartering of troops, by Jordan S.
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Amendment 6: Speedy trial, by Juan M.
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Recruitment Services awarded prizes to students for answering questions about the university
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One group of students gave PowerPoint presentations about the federal government
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