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September 18, 2018

The 2018 Dr. Paul H. Bergeron Constitution Day Lecture will feature professor Richard Pacelle, head of the department of political science at the University of Tennessee, for a lecture titled, “The Constitution: 18th Century Document in a 21st Century World?” He will tackle the daunting prospect of amending the nation’s most-loved, yet least-understood, founding document. Twenty-seven amendments have been ratified over the past 231 years, yet it’s been 26 years since the last one became law. Is it time to bring this 18th century document into the 21st century? At the very least, this thought-provoking presentation deepens the understanding of the historic instrument to which William Blount affixed his signature in 1787. 

Located at Blount Mansion

Tuesday, Sept 18 - 5:30-7:30pm

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