The Constitution

Course Description

The Constitution

FEE has partnered with Strata Academic Programs to bring you The Constitution. The course will help you understand Constitution of the United States of America and the ideas contained within it. You'll learn about the failures of the Articles of Confederation, the Constitutional Convention, the Great Compromise and the Federalist Papers. You'll also begin to understand the why of the structure of the United States Government by reading about topics such as checks and balances and federalism.

This course is a two hour, self-paced learning experience with a focus on the history of American thought during the era of American history directly following the American Revolution. It uses primary documents so that you can understand the ideas of the Framers of the Constitution as they did themselves in order to ascertain why they created the government that they did. The workshop also uses entertaining videos to explain the history surrounding this pivotal stage in American history. This online course works wonderfully as a stand alone educational experience for those who want to learn on their own and as a resource for social studies teachers.