Battle of Lexington and Concord: April 19, 1775

The American Revolutionary War began in April 1775. The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the first real engagement of the war. What happened, and what led up to the beginning of war? We explore that here today. Prelude to War The

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A Compound Republic: Federalist no. 51

In a previous article, we encountered Madison’s thoughts on how to control faction within a community. We touched on the idea of letting groups flourish to counteract each other. Finally, we touched on how the structure of a federal republic might control

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