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220.1 sec. 1 - The Constitution in the Early Republic (Spring 2013)

Instructor: John Choon Yoo  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: M 3:35-6:15
Meeting Location: TBA

Course Start: January 07, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49582


This course explores the Constitution through an examination of the history of its framing. We will discuss the ideological origins of the American Revolution, the Critical Period under the Articles of Confederation, the drafting and ratification of the Constitution, and important debates in Washington administration. Readings will include a mix of primary sources, such as the Federalist Papers and debate records, and secondary historical works. Students will submit a paper on an issue of constitutional history or interpretation using historical sources.

This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.

Exam Notes: P
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Legal Theory and History

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Books:
Required Books are in blue

  • Crisis and Command
    John Yoo,
    Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
    ISBN: 9781607148562
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined
  • Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815
    Gordon S. Wood,
    Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    ISBN: 9780199832460
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 8.02
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Ratification
    Pauline Maier,
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    ISBN: 9780684868554
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 6.74
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.
  • The Federalist Papers
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Clinton Rossiter, Charles R. Kesler
    Publisher: Signet Classics
    ISBN: 9780451528810
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 2.46
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.
  • The creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787
    by Gordon S. Wood
    Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, c1998.
    ISBN: 9780807847237
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 8.9
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.

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