Civic Ed - Rhode Island

"HOPE"

 

 

We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution

 

Pre WTP Summer Institute Readings

 

 

Prior to coming to the Institute, please review 2 websites and look for:

www.civiced.org  for WTP specially the Companion materials

www.civiced-ri.org for literature connection

 

The following readings for Unit 1 and Unit 2 are available electronically on the Center for Civic Education website in the reference/primary sources section.

 

CLICK HERE to download.

 

Unit I:

 

Review WTP Text

 

and

 

Aristotle, The Politics, Book IV, Parts XI and XII

 

Two Treatises of Government, John Locke, Book II "The Second Essay" Chapters 1-3, 9-13, 19

 

Unit 2:

 

Review WTP Text

 

and

 

The Federalist Papers: No. 1, 10, 39, 51, 78, 84

 

Brutus, Essays No. 1 and 2

 

Federal Farmer, Essays No. 4 and 8

 

Unit 3:

 

Review WTP text

 

and

 

Draft Course Outline

 

Interpreting the Constitution Reading One

 

Interpreting the Constitution Reading Two