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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

Posts Tagged ‘u.s. history’

John Adams: The Gloomy Cowardice of the Times is Intollerable

John Adams: The Gloomy Cowardice of the Times is Intollerable

American Correspondence John Adams—in a letter to his wife—expresses a few sentiments during the Continental Congress at Philadelphia. Posterity! You will never know, how much it cost the present Generation, to preserve your Freedom!— I hope you will make a good Use of it.— If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven, that I ever took [...]

Weekly Story: Great Transcontinental Air Race

Weekly Story: Great Transcontinental Air Race

Weekly Story On October 8, 1919, the US Army begins the first Transcontinental Air Race. The Course of the Transcontinental Air Classic Is Dotted with Machines Which Came to Grief Because of Unsuitable Landing Places. The Course of the Transcontinental Air Classic Is Dotted with Machines Which Came to Grief Because of Unsuitable Landing [...]

Anonymous, a Dialogue Between the Devil, and George III, Tyrant of Britain

Anonymous, a Dialogue Between the Devil, and George III, Tyrant of Britain

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SATIRE Anonymous: 1782 Not a sermon and by an author anonymous and unknown, this satirical dialogue first appeared in 1782 in Boston, was reprinted in the Frederick-Town, Maryland, Chronicle on June 27, 1787, and appeared yet a third time in Augusta, Maine, in 1797. Much in the spirit in which we have [...]

Individual Liberty In The Crucible Of History: A Collectivist Curvature of the Mind

Individual Liberty In The Crucible Of History: A Collectivist Curvature of the Mind

Clarence B. Carson CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY Any capable observer should be able to see that there has been a gradual and mounting circum­scription of liberty in America in the twentieth century. It mani­fests itself in the spreading ten­tacles of government control and regulation, in the concentration of power in the federal [...]

Of Rights: Natural and Arbitrary – Clarence B. Carson

Of Rights: Natural and Arbitrary – Clarence B. Carson

Clarence B. Carson CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY The number of rights to which Americans are entitled appears to be increasing rapidly. Almost any current magazine or newspaper is apt to carry mention—sometimes casually—of some new right. They run the gamut from the right of workers to "toilet time" to the right of all adult [...]

The Federalist Papers, No. 12: Alexander Hamilton

The Federalist Papers, No. 12: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Federalist No. 12, Alexander Hamilton Tuesday November 12, 1787 THE effects of Union upon the commercial prosperity of the States have been sufficiently delineated. Its tendency to promote the interests of revenue will be the subject of our present inquiry. The prosperity of commerce is now [...]

Battle of Gettysburg

Battle of Gettysburg

JASON R. EDWARDS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Part one-Gettysburg: Day one In the first week of July, tens of thousands of visitors descended on a small town in southwestern Pennsylvania known as Gettysburg. It was there 150 years ago that the most momentous battle in United States history was fought. Drawing well over one million [...]

A Republic’s Great Error: Continuing Any Feature That Increases the Love of Power

A Republic’s Great Error: Continuing Any Feature That Increases the Love of Power

U.S. President William Henry Harrison AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of 9th President William Henry Harrison, born FEBRUARY 9, 1773. Harrison was an aide-de-camp to General "Mad Anthony" Wayne, who defeated the British and Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers, 1794. Harrison was [...]

Daniel Webster: If We Recklessly Destroy the Constitution

Daniel Webster: If We Recklessly Destroy the Constitution

Daniel Webster AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER One of the five greatest Senators in U.S. history, the State of New Hampshire placed his statue in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. His career spanned almost four decades, serving as Secretary of State for Presidents William Harrison, John Tyler and Millard Fillmore. His name was Daniel [...]

George Washington Dies

George Washington Dies

American Minute with Bill Federer He caught a chill riding horseback several hours in the snow while inspecting his Mount Vernon farm. The next morning it developed into "acute laryngitis" and the doctors were called in. Their response was to bleed him heavily four times, a process of cutting one's arm to let the "bad blood" out. They [...]

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