Explore the philosophies behind the Constitution and why the founders wanted to establish functions and limits of the government to protect the people.
Explore the historical impact of constitutional philosopher John Locke on the shape of federal government and the people's rights in the United States.
Learn about Montesquieu's influence on the structure of the government in the U.S., and question how the modern era highlights a need for separation.
Examine how we use the terms legal and constitutional, and understand how the supremacy clause affects the Constitution and our behavior.
Gain an understanding of the difference between the authority behind an executive order decreed by the president and legislation passed by Congress.
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