Introduction to the Constitution

 

 

Lessons


 

  1. The Declaration of IndependenceUniversals and Particulars (11:53)

    Larry P. Arnn

  2. The Declaration of IndependenceThe Laws of Nature and of Nature's God (8:33)

    Larry P. Arnn

  3. The Declaration of IndependenceAll Men Are Created Equal  (7:35)

    Larry P. Arnn

  4. The Consent of the Governed  (7:37)

    Larry P. Arnn

  5. Representation of the People  (10:32)

    Larry P. Arnn

  6. Sovereignty and Power  (11:11)

    Larry P. Arnn

  7. Reason and Passion  (8:54)

    Larry P. Arnn

  8. The Separation of Powers  (11:04)

    Larry P. Arnn

  9. The Necessity of Virtue  (9:22)

    Larry P. Arnn

  10. Ballots Rather Than Bullets  (10:04)

    Larry P. Arnn

  11. The Problem with Big Government  (9:47)

    Larry P. Arnn

  12. The Problem with Progressivism  (14:33)

    Larry P. Arnn

 

Final Quiz

 

 

 

Course Professor


 

Larry P. Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College, where he is also a professor of politics and history. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School. He also studied at Worcester College, Oxford University, where he served as director of research for Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill. From 1985 to 2000, he served as president of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy. He serves on several boards of directors, and he previously served on the U.S. Army War College Board of Visitors for two years for which he earned the Department of the Army’s “Outstanding Civilian Service Medal.” In 2015, he received the Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. A member of numerous organizations including the Churchill Centre, he is the author of three books: Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education; The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk by Losing It; and, most recently, Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government.