History of the Constitutional Convention

History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 4

By February 17, 2009 No Comments

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • James Madison, the Father of the Constitution, Part I.
  • Madison’s formative years.
  • Madison’s study of republics and his criticism of the Articles of Confederation.
  • Madison’s notes on the Constitution.
  • Madison’s role in the Federalist Papers.
  • Madison, his home state of Virginia and his dealings with rival Patrick Henry.