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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 12-15 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Welcome!

2 videos (Total 26 min), 7 readings
2 videos
7 readings
Pre-Course Survey10m
Begin Here10m
Meet the Instructor10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Bonus Material10m
Suggested Readings10m
The Constitution of the United States10m
1 hour to complete

In the Beginning

2 videos (Total 46 min)
1 hour to complete

New Rules for a New World

2 videos (Total 46 min)
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Congressional Powers

2 videos (Total 46 min)
1 hour to complete

America's First Officer

2 videos (Total 48 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Mastery Quiz 114m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Presidential Powers

2 videos (Total 47 min)
3 hours to complete

Judges and Juries

2 videos (Total 53 min), 1 quiz
Week
4
1 hour to complete

States and Territories

2 videos (Total 50 min)
1 hour to complete

The Law of the Land

2 videos (Total 44 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Mastery Quiz 214m
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Top reviews from America's Written Constitution

By SGJan 7th 2017

Awesome!! Even for a History major like myself it was incredibly thought provoking and extremely well taught. I only wish every American received this level of instruction on The Constitution.

By AMar 22nd 2019

this course has given me the great view of Written constitution of USA and how my country India Constitution took this model WRITTEN constitution from USA and has implemented similarly

Instructor

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Akhil Reed Amar

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science
Yale Law School

About Yale University

For more than 300 years, Yale University has inspired the minds that inspire the world. Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale brings people and ideas together for positive impact around the globe. A research university that focuses on students and encourages learning as an essential way of life, Yale is a place for connection, creativity, and innovation among cultures and across disciplines. ...

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