Who Helped Fund America? — The History of Robert Morris

From a lecture Series by Allen Guelzo, Ph.D.

Money issues abounded in the new United States. Why was the abundance of land (and the lack of hard coin) such a problem? What compelled states to print so much of their own unsecure paper money? How did Robert Morris attempt to restore the links between commerce, agriculture, and government finances?

In this video lecture, learn how Robert Morris, one of America’s Founding Fathers worked to resolve the pervasive money issues in the newly established United States.

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  1. this is a superb lecture in a great series I am now watching on disk. It certainly deserves being highlighted here!

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