Consider the systems that have kept the Constitution healthy for more than 225 years.
Learn about the far-reaching changes created by the Fourteenth Amendment.
Examine what most Americans consider the Constitution’s most important feature: the Bill of Rights.
Explore the Constitution’s most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism.
Learn about the Commerce Clause and how Wickard v. Filburn started it all.
Take a sneak peak at CONSTUTITUION USA's 'A More Perfect Union.'
Akhil Amar explains his view on the founding and how it is the significant moment in our history.
Visit Harborside Health Center in Oakland, CA where the state rights and federal law are in conflict.
Peter Sagal visits Hoover Dam to illustrate the federal power during crisis.
In this last episode, Sagal travels to Iceland, where after the country s economic collapse, leaders decided to create a new constitution, looking to the U.S. Constitution for inspiration. This prompts Sagal to consider why our own founding document has lasted more than 225 years.
Gary Marbut discusses state rights and the advantage of state government.
What exactly does the First Amendment say about religion? Learn more about the separation of church and state.
Historian Richard Beeman explains the issues facing the creation of a new goverment.
Visit Little Rock Central High School and learn how the federal government helped integration.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor explains the importance of the learning about the Constitution.
Should the federal government tell us what to do? Jody Freeman explains the benefits.
Professor Randy Barnett explains his thoughts on federal power.
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal explores the Constitution and its role in the American story.
The high ideals of the Declaration of Independence that all men are created equal didn t make it into the Constitution in 1787. It took three-quarters of a century, and a bloody civil war, before the Fourteenth Amendment of 1868 made equality a constitutional right and gave the federal government the power to enforce it.
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