Nov 30, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 401 - Constitutional History of the U.S.

This course is a study of the evolution of constitutional law in the United States. It begins with the drafting and ratification of the Constitution and the doctrine of judicial review and chronicles the development of major constitutional principles in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Constitutional decisions dealing with civil rights and First Amendment guarantees are discussed in depth. 

Prerequisites & Notes
This course is cross-listed with


Credits: 3

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