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220.1 sec. 001 - Constitution in the Early Republic (Spring 2024)

Instructor: Ryan Nelson  
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meetings:

F 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Law 113
From January 26, 2024
To February 09, 2024

Sa 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Law 113
From January 27, 2024
To February 10, 2024

Sa 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Location: Law 113
From January 27, 2024
To February 10, 2024

F 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Law 113
On 2024-03-22

Sa 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Law 113
On 2024-03-23

Sa 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Location: Law 113
On 2024-03-23

Course Start: January 26, 2024
Course End: March 23, 2024
Class Number: 33613

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 4
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 24
As of: 02/24 11:26 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 class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will 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 be dropped.


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Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Legal History

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