Course Information
Course Code POLI 3P07
Course Title Democracy in the United States
Description Examines the attempt to devise, establish and preserve a new political order in the United States based on the principles of liberalism, through discussion of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and selected judicial decisions. Crisis for that order posed by the Civil War. Analysis of that order by Tocqueville, George Grant and others.
Course Format Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s) one POLI credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor.