Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.
In this Episode:
- The life of Roger Sherman, signer of America’s first four founding documents.
- Sherman lives the typical American life beginning as a cobbler and ending as a national statesman.
- Sherman’s political and legal career in Connecticut.
- Sherman’s role in the Continental Congress and in drafting the Declaration of Independence.
- Colleagues praise Sherman’s character.
- Sherman’s role in the Great Compromise.
- Sherman’s deep religious beliefs and strident opposition to paper money.
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