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220.1 sec. 001 - Constitution in the Early Republic (Spring 2022)
Instructor: John Choon Yoo (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
M 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
From January 10, 2022
To April 26, 2022
Course End: April 26, 2022
Class Number: 32329
Enroll Limit: 24
As of: 07/19 11:58 AM
This course examines the history of the Constitution's 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 the 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.
Attendance at the first two weeks of class sessions is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present during the first two weeks of class (without prior permission of the instructor) may be dropped without notice. The instructor can continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to risk being dropped without notice.
Exam Notes: (P) Final paper
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
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