How do you move from resistance to revolution? The colonists had to address some serious issues before taking that step.
Tag: American Revolution
The Contagion of Liberty
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.
A Note On Conspiracy
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.
Power and Liberty
What is the greatest threat to liberty? Join me as we focus on liberty and what our founders perceived to be its greatest threat.
Sources and Traditions
Ever wonder what is behind a person’s thinking? Join me as we as we review the typical library of the founding fathers.