HIST 3410 American Constitutional History
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 43.2.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Colonial origins of the ideas and forms of American constitutional development. Drafting and establishment of the Constitution. Study of its changing interpretation in the context of changing global political, economic, and social conditions of the nineteenth century and twentieth century, particularly concerning class, race, and gender. Evolving concepts of federalism and liberty.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.