OverviewINTRODUCTION. A Road Map for Analyzing the Law of Contracts. PART I. Contract Law under the Common Law. 1. Step One: Establishing the Method of Dispute Resolution, Selecting the Venue, and Determining the Applicable Law in the Event of a Dispute. 2. Step Two: Contract Formation -- The Offer, the Events between Offer and Acceptance, and the Acceptance. 3. Step Three: Contract Enforceability. 4. Step Four: The Plaintiff's Allegation of the Defendant's Breach. 5. Step Five: The Defendant's Response to the Plaintiff's Allegation that the Defendant Has Breached the Contract. 6. Step Six: The Plaintiff's Remedies for the Defendant's Breach. 7. Third-Party Interests. PART II. The Sale of Goods under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. 8. Contracts that Involve the Sale of Goods and Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. PART III. The Relationship between Federal Law and State Contract Law. 9. Federal Preemption of Private-Sector Contract Law. PART IV. Contracts that Involve the International Sale of Goods. 10. Contracts that Involve the Sale of Goods and the United Nations' Convention on the International Sale of Goods. Glossary.