On October 14, 2022, Nathan's Papers will host the year's second Authors of the American Revolution Congress, a virtual program with author talks focused on the American Revolution and founding principles of American governing. The Authors’ Congress is designed to promote discussion and debate about the American Revolutionary War and Founding, encourage greater understanding about this important moment in the nation’s history, and connect authors and scholars with the local community. This program has been approved for 1.75 hours of continuing legal education credit by the Kentucky State Bar.
The virtual 2022 Congress is chaired by Lynn White. Lynn is a Virginia state licensed attorney with over 20 years' experience conducting policy research, analysis and development. This includes at the state and federal level. She is an avid researcher of the Continental and contemporary Congress and American founding. She is also approved to teach continuing legal education programs on the origins of the Executive Branch of government during the Second Continental Congress.
Creator, American Revolution Podcast
Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Mitch McConnell Chair in Leadership
University of Louisville
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Virginia, School of Politics
10:00 - 10:55 a.m.
Professor Weaver and Dr. Gregg will discuss the history behind American views towards government and how it shaped the U.S. governing structure, including the Electoral College.
11:00 - 11:55 a.m.
Mr. Syck will discuss the Founding principles from the lens of John Quincy Adams, who had a unique view as the son of first Vice President, John Adams.
Event photographers and videographers may take photos/videos of participants during the Congress. These photos/videos may be used for promotional materials, newsletters, websites, social media channels, and publications. Your attendance implies your consent for this photography and its usage.