Introduction to the Constitution

Lecture Series featuring Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College President

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Part One: The Declaration and the Constitution

In this first lecture of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series, Dr. Larry Arnn, Hillsdale College President, argues that the American republic’s meaning and proper method of operation is found in two documents, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. He introduces the two main principles of the Declaration–Nature and Equality–and explains how they are key to understanding the arrangements of government found in the Constitution.

Lecture One Study Guide (PDF)