In this final episode of Season 4 of Vital Remnants, McConnell Center Director Gary Gregg closes out this series with an overview of Federalist 84-85 and five writings from the Anti-Federalists in Reflection and Choice: The Federalists, The Anti-Federalists, and the Debate that Defined America, edited by Gary L. Gregg II and Aaron N. Coleman.
Dr. Gregg discusses Publius’s argument against a Bill of Rights and the Anti-Federalist demands for one. He ends with thoughts on how American government today can be viewed through the founding debates between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists.Corresponding Reading
Section 14, pp. 571-600 of Gary L. Gregg II and Aaron N. Coleman, Reflection and Choice: The Federalists, The Anti-Federalists, and the Debate that Defined America.Important Links
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Host: Dr. Gary L. Gregg II, McConnell Center Director
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