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New England’s Plantation – Bancroft

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES BY GEORGE BANCROFT Volume 1, Part 1 Chapter 13 — New England's Plantation WHILE the king was engaged in the overthrow of...

After the New York Ratifying Convention 1788: Letters of H.G. [Alexander Hamilton], Letter XVI

The Self-Educated American, Founders Corner Library: Major Works, Americanist Classics Alexander Hamilton: The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 1, 1774  After the New York Ratifying Convention...

Definition of a Slave – Samuel Adams

FOUNDERS CORNER: SPEECHES, PAMPHLETS, LETTERS, QUOTES Sam Adams, July 16, 1788 For your use I subjoin the following creed of every good American :—I believe that...

Mode of Passing Laws; President’s Negative

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 13,  MODE OF PASSING LAWS; PRESIDENT'S NEGATIVE § 870....

Privileges and Powers of Both Houses of Congress – Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 12,  PRIVILEGES AND POWERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF...

A Note On Books, by Henry Hazlit

BY HENRY HAZLIT Economics In One Lesson, Part Three, Chapter 25: A Note On Books Those who desire to read further in economics should turn next...

The Lesson Restated – Henry Hazlit

BY HENRY HAZLIT Economics In One Lesson, Part Three, Chapter 24: The Lesson Restated Economics, as we have now seen again and again, is a science...

Elections and Meetings of Congress, by Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 11,  ELECTIONS AND MEETINGS OF CONGRESS § 812. THE...

The Senate, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 10,  THE SENATE § 688. The third section of...

House of Representatives – by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 9, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES § 570. THE second section...

The Legislature – by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 8,  THE LEGISLATURE § 544. THE first article...

Distribution of Powers – by Justice Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 7,  DISTRIBUTION OF POWERS § 517. IN surveying the...