Ned Ryun Continues His Series, “Days of Revolution.” Listen to Episode 4, “The Legacy of the Colonial Legislatures and Self Government.”
In this episode:
- The role of the colonial legislatures and the principle of self government is essential to understanding the attitudes that drove the American Revolution.
- A brief look at three colonial legislatures in Virginia, Massachusetts and Connecticut and how they operated.
- An examination of British Governors and their executive power.
- A special look at local governments in the American founding era and their exercise of self government.