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PS 411 The American Constitution : Powers and Structures of Government

This course undertakes an historical examination of the development of American constitutional thinking about powers and structures of government from the founding era to the present day. Issue that are considered include separation of powers, executive war powers, the powers of Congress, judicial review and the role of courts, and federalism. The course focuses on the development of constitutional law, constitutional politics, and American political development.

Field Terms: 
American Politics
Instructor(s): 
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016-2017
Day(s) of the Week: 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Start Time: 
8:50 AM
End Time: 
9:40 AM
Section Number: 
01
Credits: 
4
New Course Number: 
411
Old Course Number: 
411
Course Level: 
Undergraduate