HIST 7448X American Constitutional History
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 743.4.
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30 hours plus conference; 3 credits
This course will examine American constitutional history since 1750. Beginning with the Revolutionary Era and the Constitutional Convention, the course will cover the establishment of the Supreme Court, nineteenth-century debates over slavery and economics, and the changing role of the Court in twentieth-century America.