1776 Pennsylvania Constitution

Professor John Fea talked about the people and ideas that shaped the Pennsylvania Constitution, written in 1776. Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common… read more

1776 Pennsylvania Constitution Professor John Fea talked about the people and ideas that shaped the Pennsylvania Constitution, written in 1776. Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense was published the same year the Pennsylvania Constitution was drafted and Professor Fea highlighted Paine’s influence on the document. He also described how some of the elements of the Pennsylvania Constitution were radical for the time, such as voting rights for all men who paid taxes, without any additional property or wealth qualifications. close

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1776 Pennsylvania Constitution

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Program ID:
424524-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 06, 2017 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 14, 2017 | 11:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 06, 2017 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 07, 2017 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 14, 2017 | 11:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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