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Liberty and Taxes

THE AMERICANIST: U.S. CONSTITUTION, BRADFORD SMITH Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, March 01, 1963 The American society is founded on the idea of individual liberty....

Blackstone—Of the Parliament

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England , Book 1 (Rights of Persons) CHAPTER 2—OF THE PARLIAMENT  WE are next to treat...

Federalist Papers No. 55, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, February 13, 1788  As to the total members of the House of Representatives. Is the initial small number of Representatives...

Federalist Papers No. 54, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, February 12, 1788 Madison addresses the delicate balance achieved in deciding the number of representatives from each state in the...

Letters from a Farmer In Pennsylvania, Letter 4 – John Dickinson

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, by John Dickinson, Letter 4 My dear Countrymen, An objection, I hear, has been made against...

Thomas Aquinas: Group Life and the State

Topics: A. The fundamental principle of group life B. The Unity of the group and the inalienable rights of its members C. The family D. Origin of authority...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 55: The Federal Farmer

Will the House of Representatives Be Genuinely Representative? (Part 1) The Federal Farmer Following are four essays by "The Federal Farmer." .... It being impracticable for the...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 36: Richard Henry Lee

Representation and Internal Taxation Richard Henry Lee Richard Henry Lee was arguably the best known Anti-federalist writer. His pamphlets were widely distributed and reprinted in newspapers....

Madison's Notes — The Federal Convention of 1787 — June 18

Alexander Hamilton makes the case for republican gov't modeled after the Brit. Const., it being the only in the world uniting public strength with individual security. He praises its mixed representation, checks and balances, and the greater stability and permanency that occurs with an elected executive and Senate that serve for life (on good behavior). -- Steve Farrell

Madison’s Notes — The Federal Convention of 1787 — June 18

Alexander Hamilton makes the case for republican gov't modeled after the Brit. Const., it being the only in the world uniting public strength with individual security. He praises its mixed representation, checks and balances, and the greater stability and permanency that occurs with an elected executive and Senate that serve for life (on good behavior). -- Steve Farrell