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America’s Founding Fathers

Historian and Professor Allen C. Guelzo reveals how America’s Founding Fathers played their own unique roles in shaping the grand story of the U.S. Constitution.

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36 Lectures

1
Image of George Washington’s Doubts
George Washington’s Doubts
0 of 30 min
2
Image of Thomas Mifflin’s Congress
Thomas Mifflin’s Congress
0 of 26 min
3
Image of Robert Morris’s Money
Robert Morris’s Money
0 of 28 min
4
Image of Benjamin Franklin’s Leather Apron
Benjamin Franklin’s Leather Apron
0 of 26 min
5
Image of Thomas Jefferson’s Books
Thomas Jefferson’s Books
0 of 30 min
6
Image of Daniel Shays’s Misbehavior
Daniel Shays’s Misbehavior
0 of 27 min
7
Image of Alexander Hamilton’s Republic
Alexander Hamilton’s Republic
0 of 29 min
8
Image of James Madison’s Conference
James Madison’s Conference
0 of 27 min
9
Image of Patrick Henry’s Religion
Patrick Henry’s Religion
0 of 30 min
10
Image of James Madison’s Vices
James Madison’s Vices
0 of 31 min
11
Image of Edmund Randolph’s Plan
Edmund Randolph’s Plan
0 of 28 min
12
Image of William Paterson’s Dissent
William Paterson’s Dissent
0 of 30 min
13
Image of Roger Sherman’s Compromise
Roger Sherman’s Compromise
0 of 30 min
14
Image of Elbridge Gerry’s Committee
Elbridge Gerry’s Committee
0 of 29 min
15
Image of James Wilson’s Executive
James Wilson’s Executive
0 of 30 min
16
Image of John Rutledge’s Committee
John Rutledge’s Committee
0 of 29 min
17
Image of Rufus King’s Slaves
Rufus King’s Slaves
0 of 30 min
18
Image of David Brearley’s Postponed Parts
David Brearley’s Postponed Parts
0 of 30 min
19
Image of John Dunlap and David Claypoole’s Broadside
John Dunlap and David Claypoole’s Broadside
0 of 30 min
20
Image of Alexander Hamilton’s Papers
Alexander Hamilton’s Papers
0 of 29 min
21
Image of Patrick Henry’s Convention
Patrick Henry’s Convention
0 of 29 min
22
Image of George Washington’s Inaugural
George Washington’s Inaugural
0 of 30 min
23
Image of Alexander Hamilton’s Reports
Alexander Hamilton’s Reports
0 of 31 min
24
Image of Thomas Jefferson’s Party
Thomas Jefferson’s Party
0 of 28 min
25
Image of William Findley’s Whiskey
William Findley’s Whiskey
0 of 30 min
26
Image of Benjamin Banneker’s Survey
Benjamin Banneker’s Survey
0 of 29 min
27
Image of John Jay’s Treaty
John Jay’s Treaty
0 of 30 min
28
Image of John Adams’s Liberty
John Adams’s Liberty
0 of 29 min
29
Image of Hector Saint John de Crèvecoeur’s Americans
Hector Saint John de Crèvecoeur’s Americans
0 of 30 min
30
Image of Timothy Dwight’s Religion
Timothy Dwight’s Religion
0 of 30 min
31
Image of James McHenry’s Army
James McHenry’s Army
0 of 30 min
32
Image of Thomas Jefferson’s Frustration
Thomas Jefferson’s Frustration
0 of 32 min
33
Image of Aaron Burr’s Treason
Aaron Burr’s Treason
0 of 31 min
34
Image of John Marshall’s Court
John Marshall’s Court
0 of 29 min
35
Image of James Madison’s War
James Madison’s War
0 of 32 min
36
Image of Alexis de Tocqueville’s America
Alexis de Tocqueville’s America
0 of 34 min

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h********m
June 2, 2019
Great course and extremely detailed. Might have to watch it another time or two.

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February 5, 2019

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January 1, 2019

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