History of the Constitutional Convention

History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 28

By August 24, 2009 No Comments

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • The Ratification Debates begin.
  • Giants like George Mason, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams and Richard Henry Lee oppose the Constitution.
  • The Constitution is sent to the Continental Congress for approval to send to the state legislatures.
  • An analysis of the task ahead of the Federalists.
  • The Anti-Federalists suffer major losses in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Georgia and New Jersey.