American Correspondence

Debate: Army Appropriations Bill (1878)—Part II

American Debate   Following the nation-wide riots in 1877, Congress debates appropriating money for the Army. Rep. William Kimmel (D., Maryland) argues for funding the militia,...

John Adams—To His Friend (1776)

American Correspondence John Adams—at the beginning of the Revolution—responds to a friend’s request asking how to create a new form of government for the soon...