Constitutional Rights

American History

July 2, 2021, Frederick Douglass' Other Fourth of July Speech is Particularly Timely, Daily Signal

July 4 2021, Six Surprising Facts About the Declaration of Independence, Virginia Mercury

July 4, 2021, What John Quincy Adams Meant When He Said American 'Goes Not Abroad in Search of Monsters to Destroy', Washington Free Beacon

Resources

Edwin Meese III, Matthew Spalding, David Forte, editors, The Heritage Guide to the Constitution, Washington, D.C." The Heritage Foundation, 2005.

Saul K. Padover, Thomas Jefferson and the Foundations of American Freedom, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1965.

Richard L. Perry and John C. Cooper, editors, Sources of Our Liberties: Documentary Origins of Individual Liberties in the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights, Chicago: American Bar Association, 1978 Revised Edition (Reprinted 1990 William S. Hein & Co).

Ellis Sandoz, Editor, Political Sermons of the American Founding Era, 1730-1805, Indianapolis, Indiana: Liberty Fund, 1990

James Brown Scott, James Madison's Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787 And Their Relation to a More Perfect Society of Nations, New York: Oxford University Press, 1918.

C. Bradley Thompson, America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It. New York: Encounter Books, 2019.

Robert Louis Wilken, Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2019.

Robert L. Wilken, Remembering the Christian Past, Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1995.