How do you move from resistance to revolution? The colonists had to address some serious issues before taking that step.
The fight for liberty could be a good thing. But contagions are generally uncontrollable. They seem to have a life of their own and can travel in unexpected directions.
Bernard Bailyn had previously argued that there was a “logic” to revolution. But conspiracy has a mystical edge to it, laced with rumor and innuendo. By 1769 it became nearly impossible for rational men to sit at a table and negotiate a solution.
What is the greatest threat to liberty? Join me as we focus on liberty and what our founders perceived to be its greatest threat.
Ever wonder what is behind a person’s thinking? Join me as we as we review the typical library of the founding fathers.