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    Herr Heckler Koch
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    Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution Hillsdale College FREE!

    http://constitution.hillsdale.edu/
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    About Constitution 101

    “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution” is a 10-week online course presented by Hillsdale College.

    Featuring an expanded format from the “Introduction to the Constitution” lecture series with Hillsdale College President Dr. Larry Arnn, Constitution 101 follows closely the one-semester course required of all Hillsdale College undergraduate students.

    In this course, you can:
    • watch lectures from the same Hillsdale faculty who teach on campus;
    • study the same readings taught in the College course;
    • submit questions for weekly Q&A sessions with the faculty;
    • access a course study guide;
    • test your knowledge through weekly quizzes; and
    • upon completion of the course, receive a certificate from Hillsdale College.


    You must register in order to participate in Constitution 101. Even if you have already signed up for a previous Hillsdale webcast or seminar, we ask that you complete the simple registration process for Constitution 101. There is no cost to register for this course, but we ask that you consider a donation to support our efforts to educate millions of Americans about our nation’s Founding documents and principles.

    Constitution 101 Schedule
    Each lecture is pre-recorded and lasts approximately 40 minutes. Lectures and other study materials will be released by noon each Monday according to the schedule. Once released, they are available to view at your convenience.
    1. Introduction: The American Mind
      Larry P. Arnn
      Monday, February 20

    2. The Declaration of Independence
      Thomas G. West
      Monday, February 27

    3. The Problem of Majority Tyranny
      David Bobb
      Monday, March 5

    4. Separation of Powers: Preventing Tyranny
      Kevin Portteus
      Monday, March 12

    5. Separation of Powers: Ensuring Good Government
      Will Morrisey
      Monday, March 19

    6. Religion, Morality, and Property
      David Bobb
      Monday, March 26

    7. Crisis of Constitutional Government
      Will Morrisey
      Monday, April 2

    8. Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution
      Kevin Portteus
      Monday, April 9

    9. The Progressive Rejection of the Founding
      Ronald J. Pestritto
      Monday, April 16

    10. The Recovery of the Constitution
      Larry P. Arnn
      Monday, April 23

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    Herr Heckler Koch
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    Introduction to the Constitution Lecture Series featuring Dr. Larry Arnn

    http://constitution.hillsdale.edu/page.aspx?pid=826
    Five free podcasts
    1. Week One: The Declaration and the Constitution

      In this first lecture of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series, Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College President, argues that the American republic’s meaning and proper method of operation is found in two documents, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. He introduces the two main principles of the Declaration–Nature and Equality–and explains how they are key to understanding the arrangements of government found in the Constitution.

      http://constitution.hillsdale.edu/document.doc?id=177
    2. Week Two: The Constitution: Representative Government

      In this second lecture of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series, Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College President, begins to outline the key arrangements of the Constitution. The topic of this lecture is the principle of Representative Government, which he argues is the most fundamental principle of the Constitution.

      http://constitution.hillsdale.edu/document.doc?id=178
    3. Week Three: The Constitution: Separation of Powers and Limited Government

      In this third lecture of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series, Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College President, continues his outline of the key arrangements of the Constitution. He discusses the principles of Separation of Powers and Limited Government, and how they relate to Representation and the ideas of Nature and Equality in the Declaration.

      http://constitution.hillsdale.edu/document.doc?id=187
    4. Week Four: Bureaucratic Versus Constitutional Government

      In this fourth lecture of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series, Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College President, draws a contrast between centralized, bureaucratic rule and constitutional government.

      http://constitution.hillsdale.edu/document.doc?id=188
    5. Concluding Session: Q&A Webcast with Dr. Larry Arnn and nationally syndicated radio host Hugh Hewitt

      In this concluding session of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series, Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College President, will be joined by nationally syndicated radio host Hugh Hewitt for an hour-long webcast, where they will discuss the main points of the series, and answer questions submitted by you, our viewers!

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