MARCH 3, 10, 17, & 31: 4-session CONSTITUTION CLASS at Spring Creek BBQ-Atascocita
Join us for our final class next Thursday, March 31 ! We’ll be taking a look at the Bill of Rights–the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
If you’ve ever wondered what the Constitution REALLY says–here’s your chance to refresh your memory or learn for the first time! Join us as we review our Founding history and delve into the U.S. Constitution and why our Founding Fathers wrote it the way they did.
Spring Creek BBQ-Atascocita [MAP]
Thursdays, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, & 3/31/2011
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$25 /adult, $10/Students/children (for entire class)
Presented by Gus Faris (our wonderful emcee on the We’re Watching You Bus to Austin) and Larry Lane ( our wonderful local political guru) using Making of America materials from .Cost is $25 /adult, $10/Student or Child. We will have many of the National Center for Constitutional Studies books from the available for sale.
For the class syllabus and some online resources, click on “more.”
Principles of Freedom: 14 Free Videos on NCCS
Check out the Elementary Catechism on the Constitution circa 1828 (pdf)
Included in the cost is a workbook (which will be very helpful in remembering the important points made at the seminar), a pocket constitution, and complimentary soda or tea.
The first two classes will cover our history leading up to the writing of the U.S. Constitution. The syllabus for the first class:
I. Settling the New World
Two Types of Law Come to America
People’s Law in Europe
English Begin to Develop People’s Law in America
A Written Constitution
II. The Birth of a Nation
Thomas Jefferson in 1776
Jefferson Discovered America’s Freedom Formula
Events Leading Up to Independence
Writing the Declaration of Independence
Founders Reveal the Source of the “Ancient Principles”