Greetings, fellow humans. Today is the second to last day you can purchase American Cicero: The Life and something or rather of Charles Carroll of Carrollton for a mere $3 hardback. And, lots and lots of other… Read More
This evening, at The American Conservative–founding a REPUBLIC not a democracy. Even the most pro-interventionist of the American founders, Alexander Hamilton, could never have imagined or desired the kind of federal government we have now. When he wrote… Read More
My American Heritage lecture for February 8, 2017: the life of a republic and why it reflects the best in human and divine nature.
Federal Farmer 1 http://www.constitution.org/afp/fedfar01.htm Federal Farmer 2 http://www.constitution.org/afp/fedfar03.htm Federal Farmer 16 http://www.constitution.org/afp/fedfar16.htm Old Whig 1 http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/an-old-whig-i/ Old Whig 3 http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/an-old-whig-iii/ Brutus 1 http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/brutus-i/ Brutus 8 http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/brutus-viii/
A lecture on the seven schools of thought in historiography dealing with the American revolution.
If you’re interested in the American republic and the founding period, this is my first lecture of the spring 2016 semester. If you’re so inclined. . . enjoy!
A couple of students have asked about the spring 2016 course on the American Founding (H301). Here’s a rough description and list of readings. I’ll also be adding Gordon Wood’s short history of the Revolution. Scope We’ll go straight… Read More