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Free online course on the Constitution available

Hillsdale College is offering a free study session for their most popular online course, “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution.”

Hillsdale is a private college in southern Michigan with 1,400 students that describes itself as “nonsectarian Christian” and dedicated to “civil and religious liberty.” It has gained notoriety and a following among constitutional conservatives for its defense of liberties outlined at the founding of the nation.

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The college has become a national leader in free online courses with hundreds of thousands of people who have taken online courses for credit or audit. In fact, the school average more than 1,000 enrollments per day across all their courses. And their most popular course—“Constitution 101”—now has more than 800,000 students around the world.

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The “Constitution 101” study session is an effort to find new ways to teach and study the meaning and history the Constitution during this unprecedented time when so many are at home. Those who enroll in this study session will receive a syllabus that organizes the course into eleven lessons over four weeks. The study session will feature regular communications on the key themes of the course, additional course content and study materials, and an essay contest for high school students. And like all of Hillsdsale’s online courses, it is offered free of charge.

This special online Constitution session begins on Wednesday, April 15. To register, visit their website here.