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Where can we learn more?  I would recommend reading these for yourself and drawing your own conclusions in regard to what is promulgated today.  These are the same books you’ll find in the Library of Congress (if only more of our politicians would read them), and they provide the philosophical and legal basis of our republic.

  1. The Federalist – Hamilton, Madison, and Jay
  2. Common SenseThomas Paine
  3. Rights of Man – Thomas Paine
  4. Jefferson and Madison – Koch
  5. Two Treatises on GovernmentJohn Locke
  6. Civil Disobedience – Thoreau
  7. Walden – Thoreau
  8. The Trial of John Peter Zenger – James Alexander
  9. George WashingtonWoodrow Wilson
  10. The Adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment – Flack
  11. The Framing and Ratification of the Constitution – Levy-Mahoney
  12. Congress, the Constitution, and the Supreme Court – Warren
  13. Lincoln Speeches and Writings – Edited by J.G. De Roulhac Hamilton
  14. DemocracyThomas Jefferson
  15. Reflections on the Revolution in France – Burke
  16. Democracy in AmericaAlexis de Tocqueville
  17. Emergence of a Free Press – Levy
  18. On the Constitution of the United States – Story
  19. Daniel Webster – Lodge
  20. The Framing & The Fathers of the U.S. Constitution – Max Farrand
  21. A Constitutional History of the United States Volumes I & II – Mclaughlin
  22. The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution – Bailyn
  23. The Living Thoughts of Thomas Jefferson – Selected & arranged by John Dewey
  24. Truman – David McCullough
  25. Alexander Hamilton – Lodge
  26. The Eave of the Revolution – Becker
  27. The Declaration of Independence – Becker
  28. The Foundations of American Constitutionalism – McLaughlin
  29. The Prince – Machiavelli
  30. Fifty-Five Men – Rodell
  31. John Marshall and the Constitution – Corwin
  32. Washington and His Comrades in Arm – Wrong
  33. The Causes of the War of Independence – Van Tyne
  34. The War of Independence – Van Tyne
  35. Maxims of Washington – Collected & Arranged by Schroeder
  36. Paul Revere & The World He Lived In – Forbes
  37. The Bill of Rights Primer – Amar_Adams
  38. Abraham Lincoln And The Union – Stephenson
  39. The Rise of Religious Liberty In America – Cobb
  40. The Discovery of Freedom – Lane
  41. The American Spirit In Literature – Perry
  42. The Road to Serfdom – Hayek
  43. The Founding of New England – Adams
  44. Union and Democracy – Johnson
  45. Fee Speech and A Free Press – Patterson
  46. First Across the Continent (The Lewis & Clark Expedition) – Noah Brooks
  47. A Disquisition on Government – Calhoun
  48. My Bondage  And My Freedom – Douglass
  49. Constitutional Government in  the United States – Wilson
  50. Freedom of Speech – Chafee
  51. The American Freedoms Primer – Adams
  52. An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution – Beard
  53. Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Stowe
  54. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity – Stephen
  55. The Fathers of New England – Andrews
  56. The American Commonwealth – Bryce

More to be added as I have time…

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