US Constitution


Focusing on interpretations of a document that remains an important part of American life, this unit will examine how the Constitution has dealt with issues such as same-sex marriage; the Watergate crisis; civil rights in the 1960s and McCarthyism.


This unit of study is not available in 2019


10% class participation
10% oral presentation
10% short paper (1000 words)
20% long paper (3000 words)
50% open book written exam (2 hours)

Courses that offer this unit of study

  • Graduate Certificate in International Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in International Relations
  • Graduate Diploma in International Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Policy
  • Master of International Relations
  • Master of International Security
  • Master of International Studies
  • Master of Public Policy

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