Days of Revolution – Episode 9

Ned Ryun Continues His Series, “Days of Revolution.”  Listen to Episode 9, “The Sugar Act of 1764.” In this episode: The passing of The Sugar Act of 1764 and its contribution to the stirring of colonial rebellion. Taxation by the British Parliament in response to growing debts from the French and Indian War. The colonial …

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History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 2

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention. In this Episode: The challenges of the Articles of Confederation (continued from last week). Tension between the Confederation Congress and the state legislatures. Early foreign policy concerns. Interstate commerce, tariffs, currency, and internal strife. Founding era demographics and ways of life.