How did the 13 colonies become the United States of America? PragerU discusses the revolutionary role the Constitution played in uniting the colonies, and the relationship between the federal government and the states, in its latest video.
Host Kurt Lash, Professor of Law at the University of Richmond, examines America’s founding document, breaking down the powers of the three branches of the federal government and providing details of how states function.
“When America won the Revolutionary War, the former English colonies became free and independent states — almost as if they were separate countries,” Lash said in the new PragerU video entitled “The Constitution: A Nation of States.”
“But when those states later voted to ratify the federal Constitution, they became part of an indestructible union of states