History 432: Course Schedule

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Thursday, February 1: Colonial Foundations of American Constitutionalism

Tuesday, February 6: Crisis of Empire

Thursday, February 8: The Revolution and Constitutional Experimentation

Tuesday, February 13: No class--conversion day

Thursday, February 15: The Constitutional Convention

Tuesday, February 20: Debating the Constitution

Thursday, February 22: The Limits of Liberty

Tuesday, February 27: The Legacy of John Marshall

Thursday, February 29: Slavery, Union, and the Constitutional Order, I

Tuesday, March 6: Slavery, Union, and the Constitutional Order, II

Thursday, March 8: The Civil War and Federal Power

Tuesday, March 13: The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson

Thursday, March 15: Reconstruction

Tuesday, March 20: Substantive Due Process

Thursday, March 22: Midterm exam

Tuesday, March 27: Following the Flag?

Thursday, March 29: Progressivism and the Law

Tuesday, April 3: The Supreme Court and National Politics

Thursday, April 5: The New Deal as a Constitutional Revolution?

Tuesday, April 17: National Security State and the Constitutional Order

Thursday, April 19: Civil Rights

Tuesday, April 24: The Warren Court

Thursday, April 26: The Right to Privacy

Tuesday, May 1: Watergate

Thursday, May 3: Bakke and Affirmative Action

Tuesday, May 8: Politics, Ideology, and the Judicial Nominating Process

Thursday, May 10: The Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton

Tuesday, May 15: Bush v. Gore, the Constitution, and the 2000 Election