Course Description

United States History

HIUS 7652

Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1896

Spring 2017

Professor Joseph Hylton.

This course traces the history of American constitutional law development from the Articles of Confederation through the Civil War. Topics include the framing and ratification of the Constitution, the Alien and Sedition Acts, the landmark decisions of the Marshall Court, the constitutional ramifications of slavery, and various constitutional issues raised by the Civil War.

 

Exam Info:

Midterm Type (if any): None

Description: None

 

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description:

Flex exam at end of semester.

 

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None

Mutually Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

Course Notes: 25 seats will initially be held for Law students taking the course under the LAW mnemonic, and the remainder of seats for students taking under the HIST mnemonic.


Course Type:
Seminar
Maximum Enrollment:
5

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904

  

Contact:
(434) 924-7147
(434) 924-7891
M-F 8am to 4:30pm
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