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Bill of Rights Lecture Series: Session 2

February 7, 2015

by beckandstone

The Ashbrook Center’s Professor Gordon Lloyd gave a six-part lecture series to a group of teachers at the Reagan Library, in which he discussed several key perspectives on the development, writing, ratification, and implementation of the Bill of Rights. Episodes run from 50-60 minutes each. Session 2 focuses on the state origins of the Bill of Rights. Given that the 13 colonies pre-dated the Union, and the Constitution, a thoughtful study of those political entities’ provisions related to rights is important, along with the thoughts of the Founders from those states. This page has a chart to use as a reference.


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