Discuss how the U.S. Constitution,  including its amendments, provides for “a government of laws.”

course-Level Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

For all Assessments, the following general requirements hold:

(1) Assignments should be 2-3 double-spaced pages, with reasonable (12 pt.) font and reasonable (1 inch) margins.

(2) Citations to the material are required; in-text citations are preferred (MLA style).

(3) Assignments should be turned into eCampus (for the collection of artifacts for scoring).

Assignment One:

SLO  #1:”A government of laws, not of men”.  70% of students will  successfully analyze how the U.S. Constitution, including its  amendments, provides for  “a government of laws.” as well as discussing  the feature of the Constitution that they believe is most important in  providing for “a government of laws”.  [SLO #1 fulfills the following  Program Level Outcomes: Communication, Critical Thinking, Social and  Personal Responsibility, as well as the following Course Level Outcomes:  2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8.]

Activity for Assessment:

1)“A  government of laws, not of men” is how John Adams described the ideal  form of government. The Constitution of the United States was designed  to create such a government.

Discuss how the U.S. Constitution,  including its amendments, provides for “a government of laws.” Then,  discuss the feature of the Constitution that you believe is most  important in providing for “a government of laws.” Explain the reason or  reasons why you believe it is the most important.

Note: Your answer can be no longer than 600 words (roughly two double-spaced pages).