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TUNE IN: Learners of all ages can continue their constitutional learning online with free interactive programming.

The National Constitution Center is now offering live constitutional classes, Scholar Exchanges, for high school and college students, teachers, and parents, as well as virtual America's Town Hall programs for learners of all ages. All programs are available through Zoom, and accessible on a home computer, laptop, or phone. Viewers can register at the Zoom link copied below each date or refresh this page at the scheduled program time to watch the live stream.

Check out the full list of Scholar Exchanges here.

View list of upcoming virtual America’s Town Hall programs here.


Wednesday, April 8: 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: First Amendment: Assembly and Petition & First Amendment in an Age of New Technology

This Scholar Exchange examines the First Amendment and focuses on the Assembly and Petition clause and how that has been defined in an age of new technology.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3UZ7yjkCT7uDx98X5wCfsQ


Thursday, April 9, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: First Amendment: Assembly and Petition & First Amendment in an Age of New Technology

This Scholar Exchange examines the First Amendment and focuses on the Assembly and Petition clause and how that has been defined in an Age of New Technology

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3UZ7yjkCT7uDx98X5wCfsQ


Friday, April 10, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: George Washington and Writing History with Alexis Coe

In this Scholar Exchange, we will take a unique look at George Washington, and how historians have captured his past and have retold history. Join Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, and Alexis Coe, historian and author, to examine how America remembers our first president. Explore how George Washington gets romanticized by male biographers and how Coe, only the third woman to write a complete Washington biography, reexamines some of the common and unfamiliar stories of our first president, as described in her new book You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4feiQ6tKQouFGhaoF4tlyA


Wednesday, April 15, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: Fourth Amendment Search and Seizure

This Scholar Exchange will examine what the Fourth Amendment and when can the government search you or seize your property? When is a government’s search or seizure “reasonable”? Most Americans are unaware about when and where Fourth Amendment rights are at issue. This lesson will allow students to examine the text and interpretations of the Fourth Amendment to describe key terms and ideas like searches, seizures, and privacy, as well as define some of the key debates about where the Fourth Amendment is headed in an age of technology.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yuLnL5VSS-GxTE9YiXJITw


Thursday, April 16, 1 p.m. EDT 

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: Fourth Amendment Search and Seizure

This Scholar Exchange will examine what the Fourth Amendment and when can the government search you or seize your property? When is a government’s search or seizure “reasonable”? Most Americans are unaware about when and where Fourth Amendment rights are at issue. This lesson will allow students to examine the text and interpretations of the Fourth Amendment to describe key terms and ideas like searches, seizures, and privacy, as well as define some of the key debates about where the Fourth Amendment is headed in an age of technology.

Refresh this page at 1 p.m. or register here:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yuLnL5VSS-GxTE9YiXJITw


Friday, April 17, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: AP Court Cases with Jeffrey Rosen

This Scholar Exchange explores the 15 required Supreme Court cases for the AP United States Government and Politics course and exam in a fast-paced, interactive format.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ub06254QRlytFHebnR1fdg


Monday, April 20, 12 p.m. EDT

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL: Why Does the Electoral College Exist?

Jesse Wegman of the New York Times editorial board and author of Let the People Pick the President: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College, William Ewald, professor of philosophy and law at the University of Pennsylvania, and Amel Ahmed of the University of Massachusetts Amherst explore the Electoral College’s controversial origins, the influence of founder James Wilson, and the many attempts to reform it over the years.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tFguQJRxS16g3aN_kwqnoA


Wednesday, April 22, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: 14th Amendment, Part I

In this session of the Scholar Exchange, join Jeff as he explores the history and drafting of the 14th Amendment. Online tools like the Drafting Table and Interactive Constitution will be utilized.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SvstLp1tTcuR_xPDv-aK3g


Thursday, April 23, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: 14th Amendment, Part I

In this session of the Scholar Exchange, join Jeff as he explores the history and drafting of the 14th Amendment. Online tools like the Drafting Table and Interactive Constitution will be utilized.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SvstLp1tTcuR_xPDv-aK3g


Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m. EDT

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL: How to Fix Presidential Elections in 2020 and Beyond

As the 2020 presidential campaign begins, join two of America’s leading election law experts, Richard Hasen and Edward Foley, for a discussion on how to fix presidential elections, in 2020 and beyond. Building on Foley’s Presidential Elections and Majority Rule: The Rise, Demise, and Potential Restoration of the Jeffersonian Electoral College and Hasen’s Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy, the two authors explore the history of the presidential election system, current challenges, and proposed remedies.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2sD177ikT4qHffBBl5aQcg

Register for 1.0 substantive CLE credit: 

https://14948p.blackbaudhosting.com/14948p/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=cdebdce5-03ed-4e00-8a45-c3dd372ec8aa


Tuesday, April 28, 7 p.m. EDT

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL: How To Restore Trust in America's Institutions

Why has trust in America’s political, civic, media, and social institutions declined? And how is this collapse in trust related to America’s current state of political polarization? Join leading conservative intellectual Yuval Levin during a virtual America's Town Hall program as he explores the answers to these questions and a path forward as described in his new book, A Time to Build: From Family and Community to Congress and the Campus, How Recommitting to Our Institutions Can Revive the American Dream.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nIAOiYYdTIiRVLaMOcxwhQ


Wednesday, April 29, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: 14th Amendment, Part II

This Scholar Exchange explores the historical foundation of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution—the “Reconstruction Amendments”—from their dramatic pre-Civil War origins to today, detailing how they changed our founding document and shaped American history.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vqwxhlJ2Tuu3K_c0pRXp8A


Thursday, April 30, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: 14th Amendment, Part II

This Scholar Exchange explores the historical foundation of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution—the “Reconstruction Amendments”—from their dramatic pre-Civil War origins to today, detailing how they changed our founding document and shaped American history.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vqwxhlJ2Tuu3K_c0pRXp8A


Friday, May 1, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: Constitutional Convention with Jeffrey Rosen

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m_hIuy6fTNaDdH_JrQP36A


Wednesday, May 6, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: Second Amendment & Conclusion

This Scholar Exchange introduces students to different viewpoints and debates surrounding the Second Amendment by using the Interactive Constitution. Students will build understanding of the resources and methods used by justices on the Supreme Court and constitutional scholars when analyzing and forming opinions about articles, sections, and clauses of the Constitution. Students will identify key points from the essays of constitutional scholars Nelson Lund and Adam Winkler. Students will be able to trace the historic development of the Second Amendment with help from the Common Interpretation and matters of debate essays, and use evidence from the readings to explore modern interpretation of the Second Amendment.

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yrmuabW6T3W70KnUBxSoXQ


Thursday, May 7, 1 p.m. EDT

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: Second Amendment & Conclusion

This Scholar Exchange introduces students to different viewpoints and debates surrounding the Second Amendment by using the Interactive Constitution. Students will build understanding of the resources and methods used by justices on the Supreme Court and constitutional scholars when analyzing and forming opinions about articles, sections, and clauses of the Constitution. Students will identify key points from the essays of constitutional scholars Nelson Lund and Adam Winkler. Students will be able to trace the historic development of the Second Amendment with help from the Common Interpretation and matters of debate essays, and use evidence from the readings to explore modern interpretation of the Second Amendment.

Refresh this page at 1 p.m. or register here:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yrmuabW6T3W70KnUBxSoXQ


Friday, May 8, 1 p.m.

SCHOLAR EXCHANGE: Introduction to the Bill of Rights with Jeffrey Rosen

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https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6VvZsmeNRhu4zzCsrJuhUg

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