CONSTITUTION 101

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Saxony Hall

13362 Pennington Road

Fishers, IN 46037

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Constitution 101 is an extension of the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution program, which encourages civic competence and responsibility among the nations upper elementary and secondary students.

6-WEEK COURSE:

Constitution 101 is a six-week course that meets every Wednesday for six weeks beginning February 22, 2017 ending March 29, 2017. Each weekly class is two hours in length and offers local citizens 18 and older an opportunity to become well-versed in the philosophical principles and ideas of government and the U.S. Constitution. Adults seeking information about and education on government, the Constitution and Bill of Rights are encouraged to participate.

PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE:

Participants will receive a copy of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution textbook, a course binder and an American Legacy Pocket Constitution booklet.

INSTRUCTOR:

Robert Leming, National Director of the We the People Program and Graduate Studies Professor at Kansas State University.

KEY LEARNINGS:

Week 1 (Feb. 22): What Are the Philosophical and Historical Foundations of the American Political System?

Week 2 (Mar. 1): How Did the Framers Create the Constitution?

Week 3 (Mar. 8) How Has the Constitution Been Changed to Further the Ideals Contained in the Declaration of Independence?

Week 4 (Mar. 15): How Have the Values and Principles Embodied in the Constitution Shaped American Institutions and Practices?

Week 5 (Mar. 22): What Rights Does the Bill of Rights Protect?

Week 6 (Mar. 29): What Challenges Might Face American Constitutional Democracy in the Twenty-first Century?



THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

CENTER FOR CIVIC EDUCATION

INDIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION - BUSINESS LAW SECTION

INDIANA BAR FOUNDATION

CITY OF FISHERS

MIKE & CECILIA COBLE

SCOTT & BRENDA BERKEL



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Fishers, IN 46037

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