Why Publish Summaries of the Federalist Papers?

This is a project to summarize and articulate in simple terms the 85 essays (known as the “Federalist Papers”) that were written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay in an effort to convince the people of New York to ratify the recently-drafted Constitution of the United States. This is not a “partisan” project. It is […]

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The Survival of America Depends on the Critical Skills (#4)

An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people,” is often attributed as a quote by Thomas Jefferson. In reality, there is no known printed source to attribute that quote to Jefferson, but it is certainly an accurate paraphrase of his thinking.  Another way to describe his views is that critical to […]

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