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Camp Constitution - Articles, Amendments, and US Constitutional Law

A 4-day interactive camp on US Constitutional law and history.
Nelson Vargas, J.D. Professor
344 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 33 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$24 per class
Meets 4x per week
Over 1 week
55 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

Students will learn how the Amendments have been applied in the real world.   
3 hours 40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
US Constitution 

US Bill of Rights

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Haudenosaunee Guide for Educators, <https://americanindian.si.edu/sites/1/files/pdf/education/HaudenosauneeGuide.pdf> (last viewed October 30, 2020)

Public Broadcasting Service, Haudenosaunee Culture; The Great Law as a Model for US Democracy, <https://www-tc.pbs.org/warrior/content/modules/great.pdf> (Last viewed October 27, 2020)

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Albert H. Smyth, and Albert Henry Smyth. The Writings of Benjamin Franklin. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907.

Hamilton, Alexander. Federalist No. 68. The Federalist. Ed. George W. Carey and James McClellan. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2001. 351–52. 

Carey, George, and James McClellan, eds.The Federalist. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2001.

Supreme Court decisions
Dredd Scott v. Sanford, 60 U.S. 393, 15 L. Ed. 691 (1856) 
Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537, 16 S. Ct. 1138, 41 L. Ed. 256 (1896)
Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483, 74 S. Ct. 686, 98 L. Ed. 873 (1954) 
Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1, 87 S. Ct. 1817, 18 L. Ed. 2d 1010 (1967)
Tinker v. DesMoines Independent School District, 393 U.S. 503, 89 S. Ct. 733, 21 L. Ed. 2d 731 (1969)  
N.Y. Times v. United States, 403 U.S. 713, 91 S. Ct. 2140, 29 L. Ed. 2d 822 (1971) 
United States v. Alvarez, 567 U.S. 709, 132 S. Ct. 2537, 183 L. Ed. 2d 574 (2012)


Nelson Vargas, J.D. Professor
Lives in the United States
Law, social studies, history, and civics teacher
344 total reviews
508 completed classes

About Me

I am a judge, former federal prosecutor, policy counsel, and college and law school professor. My bachelor's degree is from the State University of New York at Albany in Political Science and History, with a minor in Economics. I also earned a... 
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