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Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 12-15 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 24 min), 7 readings
2 videos
America's Unwritten Constitution Introduction21m
7 readings
Pre-Course Survey10m
Begin Here10m
Meet the Instructor10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Bonus Material10m
Suggested Readings10m
The United States Constitution10m
1 hour to complete

Heeding the Deed

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 46 min)
2 videos
Heeding the Deed, Part 223m
1 hour to complete

Reading Between the Lines

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 50 min)
2 videos
Reading Between the Lines, Part 226m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Hearing the People

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 49 min)
2 videos
Hearing the People, Part 222m
1 hour to complete

Confronting Modern Case Law

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 59 min)
2 videos
Confronting Modern Case Law, Part 228m
1 practice exercise
Mastery Quiz 118m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Putting Precedent in its Place

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 49 min)
2 videos
Putting Precedent in Its Place, Part 223m
3 hours to complete

Honoring the Icons

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 51 min)
2 videos
Honoring the Icons, Part 222m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Remembering the Ladies

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 49 min)
2 videos
"Remembering the Ladies," Part 225m
1 hour to complete

Following Washington's Lead

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 44 min)
2 videos
Following Washington's Lead, Part 220m
1 practice exercise
Mastery Quiz 214m
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By WLSep 19th 2017

This is an exceptional course taught by a masterful constitutional scholar. I highly recommend it to anyone seeking to learn more about America's Unwritten Constitution and its

By MRMay 11th 2016

Hard to grasp the complexity of what we call our Constitution, and the professor goes a long way to stretch a student's thinking that far. So kindly done, too.

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