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Brutus, No. 1

Cato, No. 3

Economy in Government

Faith of Our Fathers

Federal Farmer, no. 18

George Mason: Father of The Bill of Rights

Gouverneur Morris, Political Enquiries

John Adams, Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States

Missing Chapters from American History

Of Commerce

On the Origin and Character of Rights


Remarks on Mr. Jefferson's Draft of a Constitution

The American Idea

The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution as Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia in 1787

The Founders' Constitution

The Founding of the American Republic: 'The American Epic' 1760-1800

The Imperial Roots of American Federalism

The Moral Foundations of Republican Government

The Reversal: Liberty Into Servitude

Thomas Jefferson, Autobiography

Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia

Common Sense

Vices of the Political System of the United States

Winter of Decision 1775-1776

The End of History Means the End of Freedom




The Attack on Grassroots Liberty

Thomas Jefferson on Politics & Government

History and Culture


Did America's Founding Fathers Believe in Creationism?

English Bible History

Establishment of Religion – James Madison

Eternal Vigilance

The Founders' View of Character and the Presidency

American Scripture

Freemasonry and the American Revolution  

True Intent of the Founding Fathers With Regard to

What Was the Faith of Our Founding Fathers?

Notes of the Founding Fathers Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789

Petri Introduces History Teaching Resolution

Religion and the American Revolution

Religious Liberty: The View from the Founding

The Basic Document for A Free People

Bunker Hill Second Continental Congress Introduction

Ever Read the Federalist Papers?

Britain's Empire in 1815

Does Federalism Have a Future?

Fort Moultrie and Long Island Introduction; Second Continental Congress

Washington and the Army Introduction; Second Continental Congress

The Great Declaration Introduction; Second Continental Congress

James Madison and Religious Liberty

New Jersey and the Battle of Trenton Introduction; Second Continental Congress

The Revolution: Opening Events and Causes

Trade and the British Empire: A Symbiotic Relationship

Was the American Revolution Inevitable?

British Revolution in the Early 19th Century: How Close?

Should the 17th Amendment be repealed?

The American Founding as the Best Regime The Bonding of Civil and Religious Liberty

Religion And The Founding Fathers

Senate Passes Bill Promoting History and Civics

American Christian Heritage: The Revolution and Beyond

Bible and Prayer in the History of America

The Revolution: War and Independence

Don't Know Much About History

Federalism "To Secure the Blessings of Liberty": Liberty and American Federal Democracy

How A Secret Society of Rebel Americans Made Its Mark on Early America

Is Declaration of Independence unconstitutional?

James Madison on Separation of Church and State

The Historical Monument of the American Republic:

The King James Version:

The Need for Eternal Vigilance

Who is Nature's God?

Codes of the Founding Fathers – Wells Discusses Encryption

Ronald Reagan and the Constitution

The Impact of the Bible

The USA Patriot Act: We Deserve Better

The War of the Revolution 1775 to 1783

 As Vote Nears, Parties Prepare for Legal Fights

 Not playing around Scientists say Video Games Can Reshape Education


Promoting the Principles of Republican Government