The Articles of Confederation – IV: Constitutional Convention – Extra History

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What if we kept the Articles of Confederation? The Alternate History Hub explores:
The war finally ended and the United States secured their independence from Great Britain, but immediately their Confederation seemed to be on the verge of falling apart. Alexander Hamilton and James Madison teamed up to organize a new convention where all the states would not just reform the Articles of Confederation, but replace them entirely.
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  1. Extra Credits

    May 28, 2017 at 9:10 am

    The Revolutionary War has ended… but the Articles of Confederation appear to be falling apart with it. This needs to stop.

    PLUS! Join our friend Cody from the Alternate History Hub for a look at what might have happened if the Articles of Confederation remained the law of the land!

    Thanks for participating in this week's discussion! We want you to be aware of our community posting guidelines so that we can have high-quality conversations:

  2. William Freeman

    May 28, 2017 at 9:37 am

    Can you guys do more on the viking age? That sounded like a really cool subject

  3. monkeyo Archon

    May 28, 2017 at 10:08 am

    why this confederation remind me more and more to the present EU?
    at least in the bad things… we need a constitution by our own G.W.

  4. Lapis Water

    May 28, 2017 at 10:12 am

    I literally screamed at the end, I couldn't help it…

  5. codies channel

    May 28, 2017 at 10:21 am

    OMG two of my favorite Youtube channels were in the same video!

  6. D George

    May 28, 2017 at 10:36 am

    Who else got really angry with the states?

  7. Fuzzy Dunlop

    May 28, 2017 at 11:03 am

    This makes James Madison look like a benevolent Littlefinger.

  8. Simon Burda

    May 28, 2017 at 11:21 am

    do the Mayflower voyage next! the story of of prosecuted minority going to the new world to prosecute xD

  9. FiniteGames

    May 28, 2017 at 11:40 am

    Subscribe to my channel please

  10. Aron Septianto

    May 28, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    history has it eyes one you…………………

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