Episode 20: Georgians React to the United States Constitution


In the latest episode of Sophia’s Schoolhouse, Dr. Stan Deaton, The Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian, analyzes a letter written by Lachlan McIntosh in 1787. In the letter, McIntosh gives his opinion of the newly created Constitution. Through his analysis of this primary source, Dr. Deaton gives us a glimpse into how Georgians reacted to the United States Constitution.

Inspired to study the United States Constitution? The Georgia Historical Society has developed a free online course to help you improve your knowledge! Visit our online learning website and register for the new course For our Posterity: The Creation of the U.S. Constitution and Georgia’s Role in Securing the Dream of Liberty.

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