The day’s schedule is:
Noon to 1 p.m. – PNC Library-Student-Faculty
Building, Room 144 – Dr. Clayton Jewett, visiting assistant professor
of History at Texas Lutheran University, will present, “Lincoln’s
Emancipation Proclamation: Questions concerning its Constitutionality
and Significance.” A complimentary buffet lunch will be served.
This year marks the Sesquicentennial anniversary of Abraham
Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. In his Constitution Day address,
Jewett will discuss the constitutionality of that proclamation and its
significance then and now, raising further questions about the role of
the president and presidential proclamations in American society.
Jewett earned his Ph.D. from the Catholic
University of America, specializing in Southern Civil War legislative
politics and society. He has presented papers at numerous historical
conferences including the Texas Historical Association and the Southern
Historical Association. He is the author and co-author of a number of
articles and four books, including his most recent, “The Battlefield
and Beyond: Essays on the American Civil War” published by LSU Press.
Jewett currently teaches American history at Texas Lutheran University.
11 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. - PNC
Library-Student-Faculty Building, Room 144 – PNC Education students will
present several lessons related to the Constitution and the three
branches of US Government: Judicial, Executive and Legislative. The
learning activities, developed as part of a Social Studies Methods
course, will focus on the roles, powers, responsibilities,
requirements, and term of services of the three branches of government.
Further information about PNC Constitution Day
activities can be obtained by Dr. Jonathan Swarts, associate professor
of Political Science, at 219-785-5252 or firstname.lastname@example.org by visiting www.pnc.edu. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Swarts.