Settler Constitutionalism and the Quest for Liberty and Property in Colonial British America, 1687–1732


Conferees investigated the early formation of American constitutional thought and practice in order to understand how a society of self-governing individuals and communities came into being through the lived experience of settlers from England and Europe.


Conference Readings

Greene, Jack P. and Craig B. Yirush, eds. Exploring the Bounds of Liberty: Political Writings of Colonial British America from the Glorious Revolution to the American Revolution, Volume I. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Inc., 2018.