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Episode 2 - The Constitution

Episode 2 - The Constitution

The second episode of American History Too! focuses on the Constitution of the United States.  To help us understand the goings-on down
eighteenth century Philadelphia way, we bring aboard our very own American, and
revolutionary scholar, Jane Judge. 

During the podcast we examine why the US even needed a
constitution, and whether it was all an exercise in elites getting richer or
just a way of giving the British the intellectual middle-finger.  Malcolm also gets put on the spot regarding
his comments in the last podcast, Jane tells us that Charles Beard is not a man
to be listened to, and Mark argues that this is the first moment in American
History where the axiom of the ‘New World’ is justified.  What’s more, we investigate whether
Anti-Federal [...]