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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

The Constitution and Three Branches of Government

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 67 min)
6 videos
Class 2: Creating the Constitution11m
Class 3: Interpreting the Constitution10m
Class 4: Article I: Legislative Branch11m
Class 5: Article II: Executive Branch11m
Class 6: Article III: Judicial Branch8m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on the Constitution and three branches of government30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Amendments and the First Amendment

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min)
6 videos
Class 8: The Reconstruction Amendments9m
Class 9: The Progressive Amendments9m
Class 10: Freedom of Speech11m
Class 11: Free Exercise of Religion Clause8m
Class 12: Establishment Clause9m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on the amendments and First Amendment30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Criminal Procedure and Federalism and Nationalism

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 60 min)
6 videos
Class 14: The Fifth Amendment - The Right to Remain Silent8m
Class 15: The Sixth Amendment - The Right to Counsel/Trial by Jury10m
Class 16: The Second Amendment11m
Class 17: The Ninth and Tenth Amendments10m
Class 18: The Civil War and Reconstruction11m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on criminal procedure and federalism and nationalism30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

The Fourteenth Amendment and Modern Controversies

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min)
6 videos
Class 20: Women’s Equality and Abortion10m
Class 21: Sexual Orientation10m
Class 22: War Powers15m
Class 23: Campaign Finance9m
Class 24: Health Care Reform12m
1 practice exercise
Quiz on the Fourteenth Amendment and modern controversies30m

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