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Congress, the Constitution, and You

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The purposes of this course are to (1) provide an understanding of Congress' role in policymaking by focusing on the constitutional basis for that role, and (2) determine how Congress is fulfilling its responsibilities as the "people's representatives." We will describe and evaluate the results of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, describe the Founding Fathers' intentions regarding Congress, and conclude with a description and analysis of current Congressional procedures. This is not a course on the centuries of legal interpretations of the Constitution; it is a course on Congress and its constitutional responsibilities to make policy.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Discovery, 5300 Discovery Park Blvd.

Art Grant 



Please read:  Reading: Suggested: The Quartet by Joseph J. Ellis.



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/19/2020 - 3/4/2020 Weekly - Wed 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Williamsburg, Discovery, 5300 Discovery Park Blvd.  Map Art Grant