Dr. Donald C. Katt Institute for Constitutional Studies will host “George Clinton: Anti-Federalist” on Wednesday, September 21, at 7 pm, at the Vanderlyn Hall College Lounge (VAN 203) on the Stone Ridge, NY Campus of SUNY Ulster.
George Clinton (1739-1812) was Governor of New York from 1777 to 1795, and again from 1801 to 1804, then served as the fourth Vice President of the United States from 1805 to 1812, under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
Dr. John Kaminski is a historian of the Revolutionary era and author, editor or co-editor of 26 books including a biography of George Clinton. Kaminski is Professor of History Emeritus and Founding Director of the Center for the Study of the American Constitution at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also the editor of the 28-volume Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Kaminski’s new biography of Alexander Hamilton will be published in December 2016.
The mission of the Dr. Donald C. Katt Institute for Constitutional Studies is to help college faculty, students, teachers, business people, the legal community and the general public in the Mid-Hudson Valley deepen their understanding of the fundamental principles of the United States and the New York State constitutions, their history and their continuing relevance to current public policy debates.
RSVP your attendance via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (845) 687-5049.
Illustration: Portrait of George Clinton by Ezra Ames