12 Results for tag "Politics & Law"
Drawing the Line
Join Lord Dunmore, the last Royal Governor of Virginia, as he finalizes his famous proclamation at the inception of the Revolutionary War.
Your Truly Affectionate Sister
Through the years of the Revolution, Sarah Trebell and John Galt must navigate personal and political upheaval as the world changes underneath their feet.
All Things are Possible
Robert Carter III discusses his inner struggles and new-found faith that will lead him to an extraordinary decision and an equally remarkable action.
A Congressional Curriculum
Join James Madison for a crash course in government from some of history’s greatest philosophers and thinkers.
Constitution Day Event
Colonial Williamsburg celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a free event, "To Support and Defend" on the lawn in front of the Art Museums.
What Made George Washington Tick
Professor Henriques explores George Washington's motivations.
Convicts for the Colonies
Join Donna Wolf to discover the lives of English criminals who were transported to Virginia as punishment in the 18th century. What was their life like, and how do we know?
The Greatest Reflection: James Madison and the Constitution
Join James Madison as he reflects on the summer that spawned the 234-year-old document known as the U.S. Constitution.
Visit with the Printers
In an overview of the Printing Office, join Peter Stinely as he shares his forty years at the letterpress through pictures and recollection.
Tales from the Public Gaol
It is the summer of 1752 and John Sparks, a convicted murderer, sits sweating in his cell at the Public Gaol in Williamsburg awaiting his destiny at the gallows.
The Candidates: Elections in the Eighteenth-Century Style
Discover the story behind Robert Munford's play The Candidates; or, the Humours of a Virginia Elections: A comedy in three acts. Read on to learn more.
The Race for Rights
James Madison and James Monroe remained life-long friends even after Madison's win in the election. Read on to learn more about their contribution to politics.