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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

The State Constitution of 1947

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“New Jersey Comes of Age”
(Hagueism, the Constitution of 1947, Shifting Politics)
pp. 73-85. In Reshaping New Jersey: A History of Its Government and Politics
Stanley N. Worton. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997

“Alfred E. Driscoll”
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Alvin S. Felzenberg, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 214-219

The New Jersey State Cosntitution: A Reference Guide
Robert F. Williams, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1990

New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 10, The Suburban State
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004

Audio and Video

“The Life and Times of Frank Hague”
A one-hour radio documentary about the mayor of Jersey City from 1917-1947, an Irish political boss who was the most powerful person in New Jersey politics during the first half of the twentieth century.
A co-production of NJN Radio and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2001

Opportunity of the Century: New Jersey's Constitution at Fifty
A one-hour documentary produced by New Jersey Network, 1998.

The Suburban State
Program 10 in the New Jersey Legacy television series.
A co-production of NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2003

 

 


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