Consent of the Governed

Days of Revolution – Episode 11

Ned Ryun Continues His Series, “Days of Revolution.”  Listen to Episode 11, “The Rights of the Colonies Asserted and Proved.” In this episode: The philosophical foundations of America are captured, in part, by James Otis, author of The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved. The problems with Writs of Assistance and search and …

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History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 22

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention. In this Episode: The Founding Fathers and separation of powers. The legislative branch intended as the final authority. The reaction against monarchy and despots as well as rogue legislatures like Rhode Island. The U.S. House of Representatives: features and debates. The U.S. Senate: features and debates.