Kentucky Humanities was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to provide 60 elementary schools in Kentucky with ten copies of six different books around the theme of A More Perfect Union to assist with civics education in elementary schools. A discussion guide will be included with the books.
The goals of this project are:
The themes of the books selected for this project reflect ideas and principals that are central to American democracy (unity, equality, liberty, the common good, the power of voting, and representative governance.) These books draw attention to the contemporary relevance of the language the founding fathers chose as a means for articulating the basis for the systems and institutions that form the American government.
The six books selected to coincide with the A More Perfect Union theme are:
Books will be shipped by January 31, 2022.
These books will be shipped free of charge to your school. In return, we simply ask you to complete a short survey to be returned by April 30, 2022. Final report, click here.
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