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ARTICLE: Democracy or Republic?

Despite clear historical evidence showing that the United States was established as a republic and not a democracy, there is still confusion regarding the difference between these two very different systems of government.  Some confusion stems because the word “democracy” is[MORE]

ARTICLE: The History of Government and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Let's take a look at several thousand years of governmental disarmament of the populace. Of course all the while, the rulers, their guards and armies remained armed.[MORE]

ARTICLE: Equal Protection, the US Consitition, and the George Washington Connection

Whenever laws aren't explicitly stipulated in the American Constitution (and when it comes to constitutional law, nothing is explicit), each state takes advantage of the wiggle room to create and maintain its own legal code. Although this gives states a lot of leeway in areas, pr[MORE]

ARTICLE: The First Leftist

Our founding fathers, along with the first Leftists who were of the same political faith, were well aware that individual freedom and personal responsibility for one's own welfare are equal and inseparable parts of the same truth. They knew that history amply supports this tru[MORE]

ARTICLE: Our Founding Fathers Were Everyday Leaders

It's the fourth of July weekend and I am thinking about the leaders that led to us celebrating this holiday 235 years later. When we think about those men and women we think of them as great leaders...Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Abigail Adams...and they were. But they were also[MORE]

ARTICLE: The American Constitution and Its Critics

The American constitution is one of the most successful constitutions in the world however there has been some serious criticism of it over the years. Critics argue that it is undemocratic, places too many restrictions on government and is too vague in nature.[MORE]

ARTICLE: The Secret History of Firearms

The eighth-grade students gathering on the west lawn of the state capitol in Sacramento were planning to lunch on fried chicken with California's new governor, Ronald Reagan, and then tour the granite building constructed a century earlier to resemble the nation's Capitol. But th[MORE]

FILE: Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independance - Goodrich

Lives of the signers of the delcaration of independence by Rev. Charles A. Goodrich. Contains short biographies of the Founding Fathers.[MORE]

BOOK: The Quotable Founding Fathers

A treasury of 2,500 Wise and Witty Quotations from the Men and Women Who Created America[MORE]

BOOK: Signers of the Declaration

Historic Places Commemorating the Signing of the Declaration of Independence. Contains a brief summary of the documents creating, biographies of the founding fathers, and descriptions of the historical locations.[MORE]

BOOK: The Essential Wisdom of the Founding Fathers

The Essential Wisdom of the Founding Fathers collects more than three hundred inspiring and instructive quotations from the men who were present at our nation's inception. Drawn from their speeches, essays, proclamations, and declarations, the thematically arranged contents refle[MORE]

BOOK: The Founding Fathers

A completely newly researched story of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and of the lives of the most prominent framers of the Constitution: Oliver Ellsworth, Benjamin Franklin, Nathaniel Gotham, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, George Mason, Gouverneur Morris, Charles Cot[MORE]

BOOK: The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World

The Five Thousand Year Leap will take you by the hand as you discover the ideals of the Founding Fathers and their 28 principles for success. The values explored in detail by Dr. Skousen range from the Founder's prerequisite that the Constitution was designed for a moral people, [MORE]

BOOK: America's Godly Heritage

America's Godly Heritage clearly sets forth the beliefs of many famous Founding Fathers concerning the proper role of Christian principles in education, government, and the public affairs of the nation. The beliefs of Founders such as Patrick Henry, John Quincy Adams, John Jay, G[MORE]

BOOK: History of The American People

Old history book that covers the Founding Fathers.[MORE]

BOOK: The Founding Fathers - Nathan Schachner

The inspiring story of the men who guided the United States through its first perilous decade.[MORE]

BOOK: The Wit and Wisdom of the Founding Fathers

With a foreword by Roy Blount Jr., Z all (Abe Lincoln Laughing, Univ. of Tennessee, 1995) embarks on an unusual collection of writings and anecdotes from the personal correspondence and private memoirs of the Founding Fathers. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the life [MORE]

BOOK: America's God and Country (Encyclopedia of Quotations)

With over 2,100 quotations from approximately 700 sources, this exhaustive reference tool contains inspiring quotations ranging from the Magna Carta (1215) to the 1990s. Included are founding fathers, presidents, statesmen, constitutions, court decisions, military heroes, busines[MORE]

VIDEO: James Madison - Mini Biography

Watch a short biography video on James Madison, the fourth President of the United States and the "Father of the Constitution." Learn more about James Madison: Watch more videos about James Madison: Watch the U.S. Presidents play list:[MORE]

VIDEO: Alexander Hamilton - Mini Biography

Watch a short biography video of Alexander Hamilton, the first United States Secretary of the Treasury who was shot by Aaron Burr during a duel. Subscribe for more great Mini Bios - Learn more about Alexander Hamilton: Watch more videos about Alex[MORE]

VIDEO: John Hancock | The Lives of the Founding Fathers

Follow the lives of America's Founding Fathers through this video series "The Lives of the Founding Fathers". Learn their history and roles in America's founding. Please Subscribe, comment, and like for more videos.[MORE]

VIDEO: A Stafford History Minute: George Mason

George Mason IV (December 11, 1725 -- October 7, 1792) was an American Patriot, statesman and a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention. Along with James Madison, he is called the "Father of the United States Bill of Rights." For these reasons he is considere[MORE]

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