America’s Founding Fathers

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America’s Founding Fathers

2017

In collaboration with Smithsonian, The Great Courses presents a deep dive into the creation of the US Constitution as it actually happened. Using the Founding Fathers as a lens through which to examine the early political...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Allen Guelzo
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

George Washington's Doubts
Episode 1
George Washington's Doubts
Thomas Mifflin's Congress
Episode 2
Thomas Mifflin's Congress
Robert Morris's Money
Episode 3
Robert Morris's Money
Benjamin Franklin's Leather Apron
Episode 4
Benjamin Franklin's Leather Apron
Thomas Jefferson's Books
Episode 5
Thomas Jefferson's Books
Daniel Shays's Misbehavior
Episode 6
Daniel Shays's Misbehavior
Alexander Hamilton's Republic
Episode 7
Alexander Hamilton's Republic
James Madison's Conference
Episode 8
James Madison's Conference
Patrick Henry's Religion
Episode 9
Patrick Henry's Religion
James Madison's Vices
Episode 10
James Madison's Vices
Edmund Randolph's Plan
Episode 11
Edmund Randolph's Plan
William Paterson's Dissent
Episode 12
William Paterson's Dissent
Roger Sherman's Compromise
Episode 13
Roger Sherman's Compromise
Elbridge Gerry's Committee
Episode 14
Elbridge Gerry's Committee
James Wilson's Executive
Episode 15
James Wilson's Executive
John Rutledge's Committee
Episode 16
John Rutledge's Committee
Rufus King's Slaves
Episode 17
Rufus King's Slaves
David Brearley's Postponed Parts
Episode 18
David Brearley's Postponed Parts
John Dunlap and David Claypoole's Broadside
Episode 19
John Dunlap and David Claypoole's Broadside
Alexander Hamilton's Papers
Episode 20
Alexander Hamilton's Papers
Patrick Henry's Convention
Episode 21
Patrick Henry's Convention
George Washington's Inaugural
Episode 22
George Washington's Inaugural
Alexander Hamilton's Reports
Episode 23
Alexander Hamilton's Reports
Thomas Jefferson's Party
Episode 24
Thomas Jefferson's Party
Willian Findley's Whiskey
Episode 25
Willian Findley's Whiskey
Benjamin Banneker's Survey
Episode 26
Benjamin Banneker's Survey
John Jay's Treaty
Episode 27
John Jay's Treaty
John Adams's Liberty
Episode 28
John Adams's Liberty
Hector Saint John de Crèvecoeur's Americans
Episode 29
Hector Saint John de Crèvecoeur's Americans
Timothy Dwight's Religion
Episode 30
Timothy Dwight's Religion
James McHenry's Army
Episode 31
James McHenry's Army
Thomas Jefferson's Frustration
Episode 32
Thomas Jefferson's Frustration
Aaron Burr's Treason
Episode 33
Aaron Burr's Treason
John Marshall's Court
Episode 34
John Marshall's Court
James Madison's War
Episode 35
James Madison's War
Alexis de Tocqueville's America
Episode 36
Alexis de Tocqueville's America