America’s Founding, Ep. 6: Creating a Country – Learn Liberty

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lass=”” >So we’ve declared independence (AKA committed Treason), have a small military not ready for war, and want to start America… now what? Learn More:

In July 1776, the Founders really had their work cut out for them. Not only did they have to win a war against the greatest military of the time and avoid being hanged for treason, but if they succeeded in winning the war they had to figure out how to establish a new country, of a type that had never before existed: a large, democratic republic. Prof. Sarah Burns explains some of the challenges they faced, and why it’s important to reflect on those challenges today.


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