American Revolution

Alexander Hamilton — American patriot, financial genius, builder of the United States!

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Book Review
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

A review of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow (2004)

The Political Spectrum (Part II) — The Center: A Democracy or a Constitutional Republic?

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Friday, October 14, 2011

The Founding Fathers of this great nation designed a Republican form of government. By this, they meant a government under the rule of law and not the capricious rule of man, under a written constitution whose main function is to clearly demarcate the limits of authority of the federal government.

General Welfare

Curtis W. Caine, MD
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The Constitution - Plain and Simple
Fall 1997
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If I were to tell you there is a constitutional subject that is expressed in a countless number of words; that is argued endlessly; that a myriad of books have been written about; that legions of court cases have been filed over and many judicial decrees have been issued upon; that many laws have been enacted to implement; that endless regulations have been promulgated under its purview; that trillions of dollars have been expended under its authority; but on which there is still no unanimity --- what would you believe I was referring to?

Rewriting the French Revolution — Part I

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Book Review
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Friday, November 26, 2004

Contrasting Revolutions

Even though politicians and some historians in both America and Europe have likened the French and American Revolutions, these two landmark events of world history were as dissimilar as the men who forged them.

Rumors continue 60 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's death. Did he die as a result of a stroke or was he assassinated by a member or members of his inner circle?