Behind the Revolt: The Origins of American Independence
Generations have been taught that the American Revolution was a revolt against the king, but was it? Political theorist Eric Nelson gives his revisionist take on the central force behind the Revolution and how it speaks to America’s present-day controversies around executive power. Ambassador Joseph Torsella, founding president and former CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates.
Watch live at noon on March 9, 2015
A book sale and signing of The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding will follow the program.
Event & Parking Information
Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.
Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first come first serve basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.