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J. David Gowdy
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The Federalist Papers: Architects of the Republic
“The "Federalist" may fairly enough be regarded as the most authentic exposition of the text of the federal Constitution as understood by the Body [Constitutional Convention] which prepared & and the Authorities [state ratifying conventions] which accepted ...
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A More Pefect Union
“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union…” In the preamble, or the reason for its existence, the founders stated that the Constitution was designed and intended to form “a more perfect Union.” What is the meaning of the wor...
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The Remarkable Dream of Benjamin Rush
Although Thomas Jefferson had served closely with John Adams during the Revolution, he later became one of his chief political rivals during the first administration of President George Washington. Accumulated political quarrels and disputes between them h...
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Liberty, Responsibility, and Character in Plutarch's "Parallel Lives"
From the Online Library of Liberty: "The concise biographies of famous Greek and Roman men ( Parallel Lives ) written by the Greek philosopher and priest Plutarch under the early Roman Empire are true classics in the literature of Western civilization. Foll...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution
by Jeffrey Sikkenga, Ashbrook Center “…Abraham Lincoln entered the presidency with a deeply developed view of the Constitution’s meaning and significance. Alluding to Proverbs 25, he called it the “picture of silver” inside of which was the “apple of gold,”...
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Hamilton: An American Biography
A review of Tony Williams new book by   Kelly Mielke , Journal of the American Revolution. "Alexander Hamilton fever has certainly swept the country and
revived the American public’s interest in Hamilton and the other Founding
Fathers. Individuals who perha...
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The Thomas Jefferson Foundation vs. Thomas Jefferson
by M. Andrew Holowchak In a new “manifesto” titled “ Monticello
Affirms Thomas Jefferson Fathered Children with Sally Hemings ”
(June, 2018), The Thomas Jefferson Foundation has declared that the official
position of the foundation is that Thomas Jefferson ...
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Why Colleges Don't Teach the Federalist Papers
“It would be difficult to overstate the significance of The Federalist for understanding the principles of American government and the challenges that liberal democracies confront early in the second decade of the 21st century. Yet despite the lip service t...
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The New Barbarism? Learning in Twenty-First Century Schools
By: Tony Williams "In the Middle Ages and early modern Europe, most commoners were illiterate and learned visually through art such as Giotto depicting the life of St. Francis of Assisi and later with posted broadsides with woodcuts. After looking at these ...
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Alexander Hamilton and American Greatness in the 1790'S
by Tony Williams  “On September 11, 1789, the Senate confirmed President George Washington’s appointment of Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury. He worked all weekend to address immediate financial concerns and would spend the next decade at Washington’s...
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