Course Description

01:512:402 American Constitutional History to 1865

  • Academic Credits: 3
  • Mode of Instruction: Lecture
  • Syllabus:    pdf Fall 2022 (220 KB)


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    Course Description

    Study of the origins of the American Constitutional system: American Revolution; Constitutional Convention of 1787; Bill of Rights; Marshall and Taney courts; slavery, racism, and the Civil War.