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Brief Introduction to the US Constitution and Ancillary Documents


This Seminar is a hit, but it is now expanded to three parts.  New sessions have been added.

Feeling lost in the sea of information bombarding you about what you can do to be effective in the world of politics and government?  Not sure how all this stuff works?  We have the answer.  NDTDW is sponsoring a series of lectures which will cover the very basics upon which our government and political system are founded.  

Part 1 covers the “ancient philosophers” and the Articles of Confederation.  This part is necessary in order to proceed to Part 2. 

Part 2 covers the Declaration of Independence and the original Constitution.

Part 3 covers the Amendments to the Constitution. 

The founding documents of the government of the United States, including the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights are often invoked by conservatives and progressives in furthering their agendas. How can these documents support diametrically opposed ideologies? Because most of these ideologues have never actually read them!

Each registered guest will receive a free pocket edition of the US Constitution, including other pivotal documents instrumental in the understanding of the genesis of the US government.

No matter your level of knowledge about the US government and its relationship with the states, you should come away with new understanding and new questions about the exercise of power within the United States.

Class size will be limited to 30 persons. Depending on demand, additional classes will be offered in subsequent weeks.

The sessions are from  2 – 4 PM at the Northaven United Methodist Church, 2nd floor, room 237.  Your small fee will be used to rent the facility and a stipend for our lecturer, Professor Robert Franklin.