Social Studies

Camp Constitution - Articles, Amendments, and US Constitutional Law

A 4-day interactive camp on US Constitutional law and history.
211 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 26 learners
Class

55 minutes

per class

4x per week

over 1 week

7-12

year olds

3-5

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Jun 6

Jun 6 - Jun 9 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We, Th
11pm - 11:55pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Mon Jun 13

Jun 13 - Jun 16 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We, Th
11pm - 11:55pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Mon Jun 20

Jun 20 - Jun 23 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We, Th
11pm - 11:55pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Description

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)

Teacher

Nelson Vargas, J.D. Professor
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Law, social studies, history, and civics teacher
211 total reviews
326 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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