Teach the U.S. Constitution


Teach the U.S. Constitution from the Book of Mormon

by Pamela Openshaw | LDS Homeschool Conference 2015

Teach the U.S. Constitution from the Book of Mormon

Powerful parallels unite the US Constitution and representative government in the Book of Mormon. Both embrace ancient Israel’s Law of Moses, given directly by God. Teach your children these powerful parallel principles of government to become responsible, prosperous citizens and remain free.


Pamela Openshaw, an avid student of the Constitution, developed her love of the political process and citizen involvement as an elected delegate from Nebraska to President Jimmy Carter’s White House Conference on Families in 1980. She is an avid reader and student of history, a BYU graduate in education, a former business owner, kindergarten, elementary and high school teacher, and teacher for constitution-based organizations. She is an experienced public speaker, addressing groups on the Constitution and other related topics. She is a former speaker for National Right to Life.

Pamela is the author of three books–Promises of the Constitution: Yesterday, Today Tomorrow, which tells the history, principles, changes to our inspired Constitution, and suggestions for effective action in short, 1 1⁄2 page vignettes. Two additional volumes, Lessons of the Constitution: Parent/Teacher Supplement and Lessons of the Constitution: Student Workbook add student materials and lesson plans to Promises of the Constitution. The Biblical scriptures used by the Founders enrich each lesson. Together, the three volumes

create a conservative Christian study program on the Constitution for students in private and home schools, and for family study programs. (www.promisesoftheconstitution.com<http:// www.promisesoftheconstitution.com/>)

Pamela is the wife of a retired Air Force officer, mother of eight, and grandmother of twenty-nine. She blogs at www.PromisesOfTheConstitution.blogspot.com<http:// www.promisesoftheconstitution.blogspot.com/>, and writes a weekly column for the Daily Herald, which appears each Tuesday under the title “Get It Right”. She is currently at work on her next book.



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