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Federalist Papers, No. 69—Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS March 14, 1788 The Real Characters of the Chief Executive I PROCEED now to trace the real characters of the proposed Executive, as...

Let’s Change That Pesky Bill of Rights!

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM Sixth-grade students in an Arkansas school were given an assignment to update the “outdated” Bill of Rights of the Constitution of...

Amendments—Principle to Observe

Called Unto Liberty, J. Reuben Clark Jr., 20th Century Sermons It is not my belief nor is it the doctrine of my Church that the...

Preamble Not A Grant of Power

Called Unto Liberty, J. Reuben Clark Jr., 20th Century Sermons May I emphasize that the mere fact that a matter might be of concern everywhere...

The Constitution—A Glorious Standard

Called Unto Liberty, John Jay: 1777, 18th Century Sermons The Americans are the first people whom Heaven has favoured with an opportunity of deliberating upon,...

Sovereignty Rests in People

Called Unto Liberty, J. Reuben Clark Jr., 20th Century Sermons The Ninth and Tenth Amendments in words declared: “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain...

A God Inspired Foundation

Called Unto Liberty, President Brigham Young, 19th Century Sermons The General Constitution of our country is good, and a wholesome government could be framed upon...

An Inspired Instrument

Called Unto Liberty, J. Reuben Clark, 20th Century Sermons From my childhood days I have understood that we believe absolutely that the Constitution of our...

Will The Constitution Be Destroyed?

Called Unto Liberty, Ezra Taft Benson, 20th Century Sermons In connection with the attack on the United States, the Lord told the Prophet Joseph Smith...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 75: Hampden

A Note Protesting the Treaty-making Provisions of the Constitution Hampden, February 16, 1788 The following essay was penned anonymously by "Hampden," and it appeared in The...

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. 40: Compilation of Articles

On the Motivations and Authority of the Founding Fathers AntiFederalist #40 is a compilation of articles. It was a common saying among many sensible men in...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 35: George Mason

Federal Taxing Power must Be Restrained George Mason, June 4, 1788 George Mason of Virginia opposed the Constitution because it lacked a Bill of Rights, and...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 30-31: Cato Uticensis

A Virginia Antifederalist on the Issue of Taxation Cato Uticensis, October 31, 1787 From The Freeman's Journal; or, The North-American Intelligencer, October 31, 1787. . . ....