2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ADJ222: American Legal History

3 Credit(s)
This course examines the roots of order in the United States by emphasizing certain institutions, customs, ideas and beliefs which continue to nurture order in the republic and the individual. We will examine, successively, the legacy of order received from the Hebrews, the classical culture of the Greeks and the Romans, the medieval world and the age of the Reformation, the turbulent civilization of the 17th century, the elegant civilization of the 18th century, and America’s colonial experience. Examination of the Federalist Papers and the influence of the Founding Fathers on the establishment of our judicial branch of government will complete our study. Cross-listed with POL 222 .
Theme: Defining the American Experience