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A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States by John Adams

Conclusion: Adams ‘Defense’ Postcript

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Conclusion, Postcript THE foreign gazettes and journals have announced to the world...

Conclusion: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 55

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 55, Conclusion Grosvenor-square, Dec. 21, 1785. My dear Sir, ACCORDING to Mr. Turgot's...

Locke, Milton, and Hume: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 54

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 54 My dear Sir, CHIMERICAL systems of legislation are neither new nor...

Congress: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 53

 Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 52 Conclusion: Congress My dear Sir, BY the authorities and examples already recited,...

Rome: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 52

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 52 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: Rome. Plebians scrambling after Patricians; or Democracy...

Locris & Zaleucus: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 51

  Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 51 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: Locris. Zaleucus.    My dear Sir, ZALEUCUS was of Locris...

Sybaris & Charondas: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 50

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 49 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: Crotona. Pythagoras   My dear Sir, THE city of Sybaris was a...

Crotona & Pythagoras: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 49

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 49 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: Crotona. Pythagoras   My dear Sir, PYTHAGORAS, as well as Socrates,...

Thebes: Adams’ Defense, No 48

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 48 Ancient Democratical Republics: Thebes Dear Sir, FABLE, and history too, relate that this...

Argos: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 46

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 46 Ancient Democratical Republics: ARGOS My dear Sir, IN order to form...

Corinth: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 45

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 45 Ancient Democratical Republics: CORINTH My dear Sir, MONARCHY remained in this...

Corinth: Adams 'Defense' No. 45

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 45 Ancient Democratical Republics: CORINTH My dear Sir, MONARCHY remained in this...

Crete’s So-Called Democracy: Adams’ Defense, No 44

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 44 Ancient Democratical Republics: CRETE My dear Sir, THIS celebrated island, with...

Crete's So-Called Democracy: Adams' Defense, No 44

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 44 Ancient Democratical Republics: CRETE My dear Sir, THIS celebrated island, with...

Achaia and the Volatility of Small Democracies: John Adams’ ‘Defense’ No. 43

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 43 Ancient Democratical Republics: ACHAIA Dear Sir, THE Achæans, whose republic became...

Achaia and the Volatility of Small Democracies: John Adams' 'Defense' No. 43

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 43 Ancient Democratical Republics: ACHAIA Dear Sir, THE Achæans, whose republic became...

Antalcidas Crushes Liberty by Deceit: Adams’ Defense No. 42

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 42 Ancient Democratical Republics: ANTALCIDAS Dear Sir, IN the year 1774, a...

Antalcidas Crushes Liberty by Deceit: Adams' Defense No. 42

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 42 Ancient Democratical Republics: ANTALCIDAS Dear Sir, IN the year 1774, a...

Athens: Adams “Defense” No. 41

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 41 Ancient Democratical  Republics: ATHENS My dear Sir, CECROPS, an Egyptian, conducted...

Athens: Adams "Defense" No. 41

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 41 Ancient Democratical  Republics: ATHENS My dear Sir, CECROPS, an Egyptian, conducted...

Lacedaemon, Adams’ “Defense” No. 40

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 40 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: LACEDÆMON My dear Sir, FROM the days of...

Lacedaemon, Adams' "Defense" No. 40

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 40 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: LACEDÆMON My dear Sir, FROM the days of...

Homer on Ithaca: Adams “Defense” No. 39

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 39 Ancient Monarchical Republics: HOMER on ITHACA Dear Sir, THE court of...

Homer on Ithaca: Adams "Defense" No. 39

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 39 Ancient Monarchical Republics: HOMER on ITHACA Dear Sir, THE court of...

Homer on Phaecia: Adams “Defense” No. 38

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 38 Ancient Monarchical Republics: HOMER on PHÆACIA Dear Sir, IN the kingdom,...

Homer on Phaecia: Adams "Defense" No. 38

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 38 Ancient Monarchical Republics: HOMER on PHÆACIA Dear Sir, IN the kingdom,...

Tacitus on Ancient Germans: John Adams' "Defense" No. 37

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 37 Ancient Monarchical Republics: TACITUS ON THE ANCIENT GERMANS Dear Sir, BEFORE...

Tacitus on Ancient Germans: John Adams’ “Defense” No. 37

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 37 Ancient Monarchical Republics: TACITUS ON THE ANCIENT GERMANS Dear Sir, BEFORE...

Rome: John Adam’s “Defense,” No. 36

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 36 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: ROME My dear Sir, DIONYSIUS Halicarnassensis has not...

Rome: John Adam's "Defense," No. 36

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 36 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: ROME My dear Sir, DIONYSIUS Halicarnassensis has not...