This course explores the Constitution by referencing the first of founding documents, the Declaration of Independence. The study begins with historical and theoretical explorations of devising a government that would equally endow all people with "certain unalienable rights." The difference between "rights" and "interests" are discussed in depth, as are other philosophical issues that contribute to the understanding of the Federal Constitution.
This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Early American History for the Classroom
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