The Constitution Institute
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Federalism * Enumerated Powers * Separation of Powers

Module 1 – Introduction to the United States Constitution

Discussion

How does the study of the Constitution compare/contrast to the study of “Constitutional Law”
 
Did the Framers establish a Democracy or a Republic?
 
What is the “character” of the government – Federal or National?
 
What is meant by James Madison’s description of “enumerated objects” in the Constitution?
 
How does the separation of powers affect the relative authority of the three branches of government?