• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:24    |    
  • 01:07    |    
    American Revolution
    • Taxes
    • Indirect taxes
    • Direct taxes
    • Stamp tax
    • "No taxation without representation"
  • 10:34    |    
    Important writers and philosophers
  • Government abuse of power
  • 16:19    |    
    Naming the head of state
  • George Washington's preference
  • 22:01    |    
    Founding Fathers' military and political strategy
  • Common beliefs
  • 27:33    |    
    Differences between Latin America and North America
    • Spanish conquest
    • Sense of community in North American colonies
  • 35:38.30000000000018    |    
    Good fortune
  • 39:13    |    
    Lack of aggression among the colonies
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Spanish presence in North America
  • 44:48    |    
    Final credits

The Founding Fathers: Colonial and Early National America (Day 3, Part II)

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The Founding Fathers: Colonial and Early National America (Day 3, Part II)
Ralph D. Anske

Academic Building, EN-203
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, November 24, 2009

New Media - UFM production.  Guatemala, April 2010
Camera: Mario Estrada; digital editing: Adrián Méndez; index and synopsis: Ximena García; content reviser: Jennifer Keller; publication: Carlos Petz/Daphne Ortiz

About this video

In this class, Ralph D. Anske discusses the underlying causes of the American Revolution. He emphasizes that new taxes imposed by the British provoked discontentment and upheaval among the colonists, giving rise to the slogan "no taxation without representation." Anske also examines the many differences between the North American and Latin American colonial experiences. According to Anske, the North American colonies enjoyed a strong sense of community, which made it possible to build a nation under one vision.

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Ralph D. Anske is a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer. During…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

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