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

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 certain...