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Constitution Study Group

Constitution Study Group

CONSTITUTION STUDY GROUP

Course Plan for Third and Fourth Quarters 2011

Required Books (available at out meetings or online):

"A Guide for Learning and Teaching The Declaration of Independence and The U. S. Constitution" by Joseph Andrews

"The Federalist Papers"

"Common Sense" by Thomas Paine (Dover or Penguin edition)

                                                                                        Pocket Constitution

           Read in Guide                           Exercises                                Federalist Papers          Optional Reading


 8/9/11 pp 183-190    
Overview
Preamble
C1-2
C1-4
C1-4.5
16
2,14,15,23,38
Heritage "How to Read the Constitution"
 
 9/14/11 pp 191-198
Art. I:1
Art. I:2
C1-5
C1-6
C1-8
C1-9
 
47
54
55,56,57,58
  
 9/27/11 pp 199-202
Art. I:3
Art. I:4
C1-5
C1-10
C1-11
C1-12
 
62
65
59,60,61

27,64
Review questions pertaining to these Federalist Papers on p. 334-335 of the Guide
 10/12/11 pp 203-208
Art. I:5-7
C1-5
C1-12.5
C1-13
 
31,58
73
  
 10/25/11 pp 209-212
Art. I:8
C1-5
C1-14
C1-8
C1-8.5
C1-15
C1-15.5
 
14    

41,42,43,44,45
41
 11Review questions pertaining to these Federalist Papers on p. 334-335 of the Guide
 11/16/11 pp 213-217
Art. I:8
C1-5
C1-15.6
C1-16


26,29
32
 30,21,36,54,31,11Review questions pertaining to these Federalist Papers on p. 334-335 of the Guide
 12/7/11 pp 219-221
Art. I:9
Art. I:10
C1-5
C1-16.5
C1-!6.6
  84,44Review questions pertaining to these Federalist Papers on p. 334-335 of the Guide
 1/4/12 pp 222-231
Art. II:1
C2-1
C2-2
 
69
 67,68Review questions pertaining to these Federalist Papers on p. 334-335 of the Guide
 Jan. 2012
 pp 232-239
 Art. II:2
C2-1
C2-1.5
  70,72,73,74,77Review questions pertaining to these Federalist Papers on p. 334-335 of the Guide

 Other suggested books to consider purchasing:

 

“Democracy in America” by Alexis de Tocqueville

“The Wealth of Nations” by Adam Smith

“Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence” by B. J. Lossing

 

Check the bibliography at the end of our Guide by Joseph Andrews for editions and for other relevant books.


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