The office of Vice-President of the United States was a product of the Constitutional Convention. The method prescribed for the election of the President and Vice-President has been amended and clarified several times, although the official powers and responsibilities of the Vice-President are minimal. The office has been held by eminent, sometimes controversial, and even insignificant individuals.
This exploration into American history will review the origins of the office of Vice-President of the United States, its evolution and development, and discuss the biographies of several important statesmen who have held the office.
What to Expect: We will review the origins, evolution, and development of the office of Vice-President of the United States, refreshing your knowledge of the biographies of several important men who have held the office.
Feedback from past courses Ray has taught:
“Ray’s presentation was well researched and organized, and the presentation tracked well with slides making it easy to follow.”
“Very interesting and complicated topic that was clearly presented via a verbal and visual slide (the slides were fantastic) presentations and by written handouts. Enjoyed it very much – very stimulating. Raymond is a born teacher. I look forward to his future presentations.”
“I learned a lot!!”
HYBRID course at the Easton Family YMCA (choose to participate in person, through Zoom, or recording)
3 sessions | Wednesdays | May 10, 17, 24 | 1–2:30 pm | $40