The U.S. Constitution & Black History - Open Structure
The U.S. Constitution & Black History
This interactive course examines how the laws of the United States, starting with the Constitution itself, have impacted the history of black Americans. It covers important legal cases like Dred Scott, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Brown v. Board of Ed. How have we moved toward a more inclusive nation that strives to live up to the words Thomas Jefferson penned in the Declaration of Independence, "…all men (people!) are created equal" and accord all equal protection of the law?
This version of the course is an open structured course - a participant is not "funneled" through the course in the structured sequence, but rather is free to explore the segments of the course that most appeal to them.
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