American Revolution Podcast

ARP177 Republic of Vermont

November 29, 2020

In the midst of war, the people living in the disputed land between New York and New Hampshire declare themselves to be the independent Republic of Vermont. The new radical constitution is the first to abolish slavery, grant universal suffrage for all men, and guarantee public education for children.

The other colonies refuse to recognize Vermont Independence, which must struggle for more than a decade to get recognition.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Reluctant Republic Vermont, 1724-1791, 
by Frederic F. Van De Water 

Online Recommendation of the Week: (eBook) "Memoir of Dr. Thomas Young" The Colonial Society of Massachusetts: https://archive.org/details/publicationsofcov11colo/page/2/mode/2up

 

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