Founding Lecture

Founding Lecture - PO210: The Founding 20:12 Original...

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PO210: The Founding 20:12 Original Founding The road to independence The first founding articles of confederation(1176-1787_ o Second founding: constituion The fight for ratification The constitution o Organized, goes through each branch Pre revolutionary war to constitution (1764-1789) o Seminal contribution: U.S. Constitution Politics is conflicting interests Loyalists vs. revolutionary Federalists vs anti federalists (states vs federal govt) Republicans v.s. democrats o Divisions are region religion, class, etc how are these conflicts resolved ? Road to independence Groups in colonial America o Colonial elite holds things in place New England merchants, southern planters, royalists o More radical forces Shopkeepers, laborers, artisans, small farmers The ones who are getting hit by bristish aggravation Things Fall apart French and Indian war to defend the colonies o Leads to debt, Britain taxes colonies (stamp, sugar)
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o Colonists: no taxation without representation
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