Days of Revolution, Episode 4

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.