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Washington’s Boyhood, Education & Family

THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, BY WASHINGTON IRVING Vol. I, Chap. 2 THE HOME OF WASHINGTON'S BOYHOOD—HIS EARLY EDUCATION—LAWRENCE WASHINGTON AND HIS CAMPAIGN IN THE...

Genealogy of the Washington Family

THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, BY WASHINGTON IRVING Vol. I, Chap. 1 The Washington family is of an ancient English stock, the genealogy of which...

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...

Blackstone: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England - Book 1: Rights of Persons, Chapter 1 1765-1769 The objects of the laws of...

Federalist Papers No. 66, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, March 8. 1788 Principle Objections that Have Appeared Against the Proposed Court for the Trial of Impeachments Considered A REVIEW of the...

Federalist Papers No. 64, John Jay

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 5, 1788 The Wisdom in Electing Presidents by Special Electors (Electoral College) & U.S. Senators by their Respective State...

Of the Countries Subject to the Laws of England

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4), Introduction, Section 4 1765-1769 The kingdom of England, over which our...

Of the Laws of England – William Blacktone

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vol. 1 of 4), Introduction, Section 3 1765-1769 The municipal law of England, or the...

Origin of the Anglo-Americans and Its Future Importance

AMERICANIST HISTORY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville Volume 1, Chapter 2, Published 1831 UTILITY of knowing the origin of nations, in order to understand their social...

Tyrannized by Conversation – Jonathan Swift

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) In today's classics offering, Johnathan Swift discusses the various errors in conversation that we tolerate, are humored...

Good Brings Good – In Life and in Death

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Plato From the trial of Socrates found in The Apology, Socrates fearlessly stood firm in defense of his beliefs, and...

Tocqueville: Exterior Form of North America

AMERICANIST HISTORY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville Volume 1, Chapter 1, Published 1831 North America is divided into two vast regions, one inclining towards the Pole,...

Federalist Papers No. 24, by Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered 19 December 1787 TO THE POWERS proposed to be conferred upon the federal...

Cicero on Civic Duty

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero These reasons, so certain and so evident, are opposed by those, who, on the other side object,—the labours that...

Cicero: The Foundation of Justice

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero There can be but one essential justice, which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law...

What Shall Be Prohibited?

LEONARD READ, THE FREEMAN How misled we often are when judging people by first appear­ances! To dramatize the fact that what meets the eye is...

Federalist Papers No. 22, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Federalist 22, by Alexander Hamilton 12 December 1787 Other Defects of the Present Confederation (continued) IN ADDITION to the defects already...

Democracy In America: Introduction – Alexis de Tocqueville

AMERICANIST HISTORY & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION AMONG the novel objects that attracted my attention during my stay...

Federalist No. 19, James Madison with Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Madison, with Hamilton, Federalist No. 19 The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union (continued) Saturday, December 8, 1787 THE examples...

Finding Faith in Eternal Providence – John Milton

Daily Dabble in the Classics, John Milton What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support, That to the height of this great argument I...

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Irregulars and Militias – Are Militias Still Legal in Texas?

BY T.F. STERN (Image: The Concord Minute Man of 1775, a monument created by Daniel Chester French) The most uncomplicated definition of Militia – military force...