Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution

This not-for-credit online course follows closely the outline of the full-semester course required of all Hillsdale undergraduates as part of the College's Core Curriculum.

Lectures and other Materials are archived to view at your convenience.

 
  1. "The American Founding: Revolutionary or Conservative?"
    Larry P. Arnn

  2. "The Theory of the Declaration & the Constitution"
    Thomas G. West

  3. "The Problem of Majority Tyranny & the Necessity of Union"
    Mickey Craig

  4. "Consent of the Governed & the Separation of Powers"
    Kevin Portteus

  5. "To Secure these Rights: Economics, Religion & Character"
    Thomas G. West

  6. "Crisis of the Constitution: Slavery & Secession"
    Mickey Craig

  7. "The Progressive Rejection of the Principles of the Declaration"
    Ronald J. Pestritto

  8. "The Progressive Assault on the Constitution"
    Ronald J. Pestritto

  9. "The Administrative State Today"
    Kevin Portteus

  10. "Modern Conservatism & the Constitution"
    Larry P. Arnn

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