Work# 1. Democracy In America, by Alexis de Tocqueville: 1831
Work #2. Notes of the Debates in the Continental Congress: 1775-1776, by John Adams
Work #3. Novanglus Essays by John Adams
Work #4. Thoughts On Government, by John Adams—January 1776
Work #5. The American Crisis, by Thomas Paine
Work #6. Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, by John Adams, January 1787
Work #7. Madison’s Notes: The Federal Convention of 1787
Work #8. The Debates In The Several State Conventions On The Adoption Of The Federal Constitution, by Jonathan Elliot (In Progress – Looking for Volunteers or Funding)
Work #9. The Federalist Papers
Work #10. The Anti-Federalist Papers
Work #11. A Plea for the Constitution of the United States, by George Bancroft (complete) – classic founding case against paper money and in favor of gold and silver as the only legal tender.
Work #12. Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story (In progress: in need of volunteers or funding)
Work #13. The Works of John Adams (in progress, in need of volunteers or funding for this project)
Work #14. The Works of Alexander Hamilton (in progress: in need of volunteers or funding)
Work #15. Common Sense, by Thomas Paine
Work #16. The Genuine Principles of the Ancient Saxon, or English Constitution, by Demophilus
Work #17. History of the United States, by George Bancroft (in progress)
Work #18. Life of George Washington, by Washington Irving (in progress)
Work #19. Commentaries on the Laws of England, by William Blackstone (in progress)
Work #20. Second Treatise of Government, by John Locke (in progress)
Work #21. Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania, by John Dickinson (in progress)
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Collection 1. They Were Believers: America’s Founding Fathers on Matters of Religion, Faith & Morality
Collection 2. Called Unto Liberty: Religious Sermons and Writings from the Founding Era right on up through the 21st Century. Demonstrating the Judeo-Christian roots of the American Revolution, of the Constitution, of Inalienable Rights, and of the various fundamental laws and principles which bring about, uphold, prosper, and enduringly perpetuate a free, prosperous, and happy people.
Collection 3. Historical Documents: Western Civilization & The United States
Collection 4. U.S. Historical Essays by Clarence B. Carson
Collection 5. Economic Classics
Early American Thought: Letters, Speeches, Quotes
Edmund Burke (British Statesmen)
J. Fenimore Cooper
Alexis de Tocqueville
- On Federalism
- On Constitution, State Sovereignty, and Consolidation 1 Dec 1787
Contemporary Essays and Articles
- Regarding Ancient Greek Tyrants, Modern Elites, and Manly Duty: Dec. 10 2011
- Tyranny Unmasked: Defense Bill Will War Against Americans: Nov. 30 2011
- On Orchestrated Character Assaults: Nov. 29, 2011
- Denying Spiritual Man
- We Should Soon Want Bread
- Men, Freemen, Christian Freemen
- Vice President: Loving Heir Apparent
- The Great and Terrible Lie
- The Public Consequences of So-Called Private Choices
- Laying Claim Upon the Higher Law
- Hooker, Paine, Roots of the Law, and the Need to Reform
- For the Sake of Party or Principle?
- Fast Asleep in Philosophical Tranquility As a Civil War is Born
- Johnathan Edwards: New England and the Latter-day Glory
- Christianity and Religious Freedom: On a Candlestick or Under the Bushel?
- Getting Up Front and Personal With the Ten Commandments
- Hang the Ten Commandments Back Up!
- Candid Common Sense on Morality, Law, and the Nature of Man
- Divide and Command
- The President’s Unconstitutional and Immoral War
- Rights, Wrongs, and the Law
- Moral Beings and the Law
Leonard O. Goenaga
Table of Contents
Excellent Offsite Sources
- The Founders’ Constitution: Online library a joint project of Liberty Fund, Inc (who produced this five volume wonder, and the University of Chicago.
- Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics: A project of Jon Roland’s Constitution Society. Filled with original full text source documents dating back to the 4th Century BC., all the way up through the founding era.
See also Jon Roland’s Constitution Society page arranged by subject.
- Library of Economics and Liberty, The Library of Economics and Liberty is dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty. It offers a unique combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought. The website is provided by Liberty Fund, Inc., a private, educational foundation established to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals. The Foundation develops, supervises, and finances its own educational activities, with the goal of fostering discussion and thought on enduring topics pertaining to the creation and maintenance of such a society.
- Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary.