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3 minutes | May 13, 2020
S1E12 - Sherman's Letter to Governor Huntington about the New Constitution
A letter that Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth wrote to the governor of Connecticut informing him of some of the powers given to Congress by the new constitution.
12 minutes | Nov 20, 2019
S1E11 - George Mason's Speech Against the Federal Government's Power to Tax.
Episode Notes George Mason explains his concerns about the taxing power given to the new central government created by the Constitution.
14 minutes | Nov 20, 2019
S1E10 - Jefferson to Cartwright June 5, 1824
Episode Notes A letter from Jefferson to his friend about various topics.
8 minutes | Oct 17, 2019
S1E9 - Brutus XI - The Supreme Court is too Powerful
Episode Notes Brutus discusses the powers of the Supreme Court in the proposed constitution. He explains how he thinks the court is too powerful. The title "The Court is Too Powerful" is not his actual title, but one I added.
20 minutes | Nov 28, 2018
S1E8 - Lincoln's First Inaugural Address - Lincoln Tries to Convince the South to Stay in the Union
An edited and simplified version of President Lincoln's First Inaugural Address.
13 minutes | Nov 28, 2018
S1E7 - Federalist 38, "The Incoherence of the Objections to the Constitution"
Madison analyzes some of the objections to the Constitution.
27 minutes | Jan 25, 2018
S1E6 - The Cornerstone Speech, Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy
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8 minutes | Jan 15, 2018
William Pitt's Speech Against the Stamp Act. January 14, 1766
This document has been edited to make it easier to understand.
5 minutes | Jan 12, 2018
Anti-Federalist 7, Adoption of the Constitution Will Lead to Civil War
21 minutes | Jan 6, 2018
A Summary View of the Rights of British America
This was written by Thomas Jefferson as a recommendation of what the Continental Congress could send to the king.
23 minutes | Dec 27, 2017
Brutus I, October 18, 1787
Edited version of Robert Yates' Anti-Federalist paper.
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