Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a Treaty-Worthy Empire

Lecture Description

What does it mean to be a treaty-worthy nation? No question mattered more to Americans in 1776. This lecture will discuss the manifold ways in which quest for international recognition shaped the United States’ early history — from the drafting of the Constitution, to relations between settlers and Indians, to the looming debate over slavery.


International Relations Revolutionary and Early National

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