History of the Constitutional Convention

History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 23

By July 13, 2009 No Comments

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • The debate over the Executive Branch.
  • Should there be one executive or a council of executives?
  • Debates over terms, length of service and the executives relationship to the Congress.
  • A discussion on the Electoral College and its roll in the 1800 and 2000 Presidential Elections.
  • The eventual formation of Article II of the Constitution.