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We the People

Adult Civic Education Course

We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution

We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution is an innovative course of instruction on the history and principles of the United States constitution for elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Since its inception in 1987, more than 30 million students and 75,000 educators have participated in the We the People program.

Working with our state’s civic teachers, Humanities North Dakota is bringing the comprehensive course on the history and principles of the US Government to adults. The We the People Adult Civics Course will take you from the philosophical and historical foundations of the U.S. political system to the challenges American constitutional democracy faces in the 21st century. Offered online and in person.

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We the People Online Civics Course

Take our online class on Civics education following the We the People textbook. 

What You Will Learn
  • The philosophical and historical foundations of the American political system

  • The creation of the U.S. Constitution

  • The Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution

  • The role of federalism and the branches of government

  • The rights protected by the Bill of Rights

  • Challenges facing American constitutional democracy in the twenty-first century

Class size is limited to 50 students so that all participants get some personal attention.

Read Dr. David Adler's Weekly We the People Column

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​Bismarck, ND 58501

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