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Roger Sherman: Negotiator of Compromises in the New American Government with Mark Hall

What unique contributions did the various Founders make to liberty and constitutional self-governance? BRI’s new “American Founders” Scholar Talk Series seeks to answer this and other questions. In this episode, Mark Hall, Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics at George Fox University, joins BRI Senior Fellow Tony Williams. The two discuss Founder Roger Sherman and touch on his ability to compromise, his contributions to national and state politics, and the reasons why he is not better known today. What contributions by Sherman to the new national government were integral in securing liberty and self-government in America?

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