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American Political Thought

American Political Thought: The Constitution and American Democratic Institutions


This theme incorporates both an overview of American constitutional history and an opportunity to study important developments and events in greater detail. Participants learn about the historical context of the Constitutional Convention and subsequent changes to the Constitution, important court cases, and the Massachusetts reaction to these developments. We will also examine the formation and operation of American political parties by discussing important campaigns, issues and structural changes.





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