U.S. Constitution, Vol. 1: The Seeds of the Constitution; Founding the Constitution

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This 8-part series explores how The U.S. Constitution came to be.

Program 1: The Seeds of the Constitution1619 – Virginia Colonists Create the First Legislative Assembly1733 – Parliament Restricts Free Trade Through the Molasses Act1735 – The Peter Zenger Trial Lays the Seed for Freedom of the Press1739 – Black Uprising in South Carolina Foreshadows Constitutional Crisis1739 – The Great Awakening and the Separation of Church and State

Program 2: Founding the Constitution1750 - Iron Act Restricts American Business1754 – The Albany Plan of Union Sets Out the Foundation for the U.S. Constitution1760 - James Otis Fights for the Security of People in Their Homes1765 – The Stamp Act and Taxation Without Representation1774 - The Quartering Act Leads to the Third Amendment1774 - Massachusetts Creates the Minutemen MilitiaAccompanying documents downloadable at http://www.ambrosevideo.com/items.cfm?id=1172&category_id=2

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