Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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ICRP Constitution Lecture Series

The Iron County Republican Party is offering constitution classes.


The following are the lecture topics that will be taught,
· The colonial experiences that eventually led to the creation of the U.S. Constitution (podcasts below) 

(right click on Audio only, then click "save link as" to download the mp3 file)

Intro podcastwritten materialAudio Only

Lesson #1,  written materialAudio Only 

The origin and meaning of libertywritten materialAudio Only 

The necessity of virtue as freedom's prerequisite--How much separation was intended to be between church and state?, Audio only,written material 

· The basic framework of the Constitution and federalism, Audio Onlywritten material 

The intended role of the judiciary and its violation through judicial activism - Audio Onlywritten material

The 14th Amendment's Due Process Clause - Audio OnlyWritten Material

FDR's fireside chat, pre-lecture to commerce clause - Audio onlyWritten Material

The Commerce Clause - Audio onlyWritten material

FDR's New deal and the Great Depression Audio onlyWritten material


· The taxing and spending power, the 16th and 17th Amendments
· The meaning of "rights"
· The importance of property rights
· Why the Great Depression was so great--what happens when the government tries to do too much
· What can be done to recover our lost principles of government?