History of the Constitutional Convention

History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 13

By May 5, 2009 No Comments

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • Alexander Hamilton proposes a radical centralized government based on Great Britain’s system.
  • Even his close friend James Madison is amazed by Hamilton’s outlandish proposal.
  • The debate over representation continues to prevent substantive progress.
  • A profile of Luther Martin, a man who spoke a great lengths but rarely contributed anything of substance.