Common Law and Natural Rights (Full Lecture)

otisFinishing the Awakenings and Enlightenment section, transitioning into the American Revolution.

As we approach, a discussion on common law, natural rights, natural law, and James Otis.

As John Adams later wrote, the entirety of the American Revolution began with James Otis disrupting court and orating for almost three hours on the meaning of liberty and natural rights.

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By day, I'm a father of seven and husband of one. By night, I'm an author, a biographer, and a prog rocker. Interests: Rush, progressive rock, cultural criticisms, the Rocky Mountains, individual liberty, history, hiking, and science fiction.
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