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Elections in Early America: Democracy & Voting in British North America Ben Franklin's World

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The British North American colonies formed some of the most democratic governments in the world. But that doesn't mean that all early Americans were treated equally or allowed to participate in representative government.
So who could vote in Early America? Who could participate in representative government?
Historians James Kloppenberg, the Charles Warren Professor of History at Harvard University, and Amy Watson, an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, help us explore who democracy was meant for and how those who lived in colonial British America understood and practiced representative government. 
Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/284


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The British North American colonies formed some of the most democratic governments in the world. But that doesn't mean that all early Americans were treated equally or allowed to participate in representative government.
So who could vote in Early America? Who could participate in representative government?
Historians James Kloppenberg, the Charles Warren Professor of History at Harvard University, and Amy Watson, an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, help us explore who democracy was meant for and how those who lived in colonial British America understood and practiced representative government. 
Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/284


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Complementary Episodes
Episode 038: Carolyn Harris, Magna Carta Episode 143: Michael Klarman, The Making of the United States Constitution Episode 243: Joseph Adelman, Revolutionary Print Networks Episode 250: Virginia, 1619 Episode 255: Martha Jones, Birthright Citizens  

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