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Through the Constitution Lesson 7, A More Perfect Union: Lincoln vs. Davis

Is the union conditional? What did Lincoln say? What did Davis say? Who was right? The Founders gave us federalism.

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Through the Constitution, Lesson 6: A More Perfect Union – The Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation

How anger clouded early Americans’ judgment and almost ruined the states; Benjamin Rush’s observations; The weaknesses of the Articles; John Jay’s observations.

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The Government Measuring Tool

What’s your political persuasion? Are you left-wing? Right-wing? Or are you a moderate Centrist? The Founding Fathers would have answered the previous question differently than we do – without reference to a political party. This video is a short, simple, … Continue reading

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Through The Constitution Lesson 5 – A More Perfect Union Part 2: The Early Relationship Between the New Independent States.

Honest Abe made an honest mistake in the Gettysburg Address. Our fathers did not bring forth a new nation. What did they bring forth? This is essential to understanding the Constitution’s “a more perfect union.”

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The Eleventh Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

The Eleventh Amendment of the U.S. Constitution – By Daniel W. Sheridan (Twitter: @DanielWSheridan) On this day, February 7, 1795, the eleventh Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is ratified. This amendment is the result of a controversy that led to … Continue reading

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Through the Constitution: A More Perfect Union, Part 1

The relationship of the colonies before 1776.

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