Tag Archives: U.S. History

5/29 Nativism & Paranoia in American Politics – Past and Present w/ Lester Lee (Rebroadcast)

This year, interspersed with new shows, the Free School University Program will be replaying most of the shows from last year, roughly in chronological order.  (The only shows we’ll skip will be those for which there is no recording, and … Continue reading

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7/11 Politics of a New Nation: The Ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights

From its beginnings, the U.S. Constitution was wrapped in controversy.  The Philadelphia Convention of 1787 was not even intended to form a new Constitution, but only to revise the former Articles of Confederation.  Many delegates objected to, and feared the … Continue reading

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