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Hannibal on the Amistad

by Nathaniel Peabody Rogers Aug-Dec, 1839

Rogers introduces Cinques and the Amistad rebels, who showed that a chance at liberty and autonomy was more precious than life under slavery.

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Libertarians, Class, and the Left

by Anthony Comegna and Caleb O. Brown on Nov 25, 2016

“The worst thing about Trump is likely to be how moderate he turns out to be.  And that American statism, imperialism, will continue to march right along.”

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Charles A. Beard: Power vs. Authority

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Sep 1, 1982

“Beard believed that in attempting to disperse power, the framers also destroyed authority.”

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Rival Notions of Republicanism

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Sep 1, 1982

Ames’ classical republicanism differed from the Jeffersonian approval of multiple factions, an optimistic view of human nature, and democratic populism.

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Jeffersonian Optimism vs. Country Pessimism

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Sep 1, 1982

“Jefferson…wanted government to offer protection to the personal realm, so that men might freely exercise their beneficent faculties.”