Feb. 13, 2021

The Compromises of the Convention

The Compromises of the Convention

This week I am talking all about the debates and compromises that went into writing the Constitution. From James Madison's Virginia Plan to the Three-Fifths Compromise, tune in this week as I dive into how the framers were able to produce a new form of representative government never before seen.

Sources In This Episode:

  • The Virgnia Plan, U.S Senate. (LINK)
  • These Truths by Jill Lepore
  • Building the American Republic, Volume 1: A Narrative History History to 1877 by Harry L Watson and Jane Dailey 
  • The Quartet by Joseph J Ellis
  • Freeman, Joanne. “Creating A Constitution.” YouTube. Uploaded by Yale Courses. March 19, 2011.
  • Day by Day Summary of the Convention, Teaching American History. (LINK)



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