History of the Constitutional Convention

History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 11

By April 20, 2009 No Comments

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • James Wilson, his life and contributions to the Constitutional Convention.
  • Wilson’s early life in Scotland.
  • Wilson’s close relationship with John Dickinson and Benjamin Franklin.
  • Wilson’s public service and influence.
  • Wilson’s bad land deals and other legal problems that lead to his demise.
  • Wilson’s place in history.