Our author pursues historical examples of when the Devil married his daughter, Hypocrisy, to “his great friend Tyranny.”
Keep watch!, O Englanders great and small!—Tyranipocrit roams the land! With help from our anonymous author, may we discover his wiles.
Ingersoll tries to revive the Second Party System’s spirit of compromise—one marked by wilful ignorance of slavery, its horrors, and its legacy.
Ingersoll defends the traditional existence of secession throughout American history, but ultimately condemns it as inadvisable and rash.
“Copperhead” Democrat Charles Jared Ingersoll argues that both warring sections should embrace a large measure of compromise and conciliation.
Fearing for his country’s existence, Ingersoll chastises northern warmongers, their thoughtless voters, and reckless activists.
After Bacon’s Rebellion, Virginia’s lawmaking elite institutionalized race—a counter-revolutionary tool to prevent combinations of black and white.
Thomas Mathew of Cherry Point, Virginia describes “three Prodigies” foreshadowing a revolutionary conflict with dark, disturbing outcomes.
“Imperial School” historian Charles Andrews provided later generations with invaluable collections of colonial documents.
Despite her disavowal of the label “libertarian,” Ayn Rand’s ethics provide a justification for libertarian political institutions.
Concluding his grand rant, Coppe argues that God’s angels and prophets are found at the margins of society.
Ingersoll chastises fanatics on either side of the Mason-Dixon: the fanatical, imperial Northerner and the paranoid, prideful Southerner.
Steiner’s book, writes Palmer, is a modern classic that corrects an intellectual wrong turn in people’s thinking about rights.
For Coppe’s second rant, he targets the notion that some behaviors are innately sinful. All creation, he says, leads the faithful closer to God.
Coppe cites the words and deeds of God’s great levelling angels as part of his own personal inspiration.
“Ranter” Abiezer Coppe launches his Fiery Flying Roll against all those who would rule over the free individual.
A full life of Woodbury suggests that coalition-builders and compromisers often accomplish much for themselves, but bury their movements.
Jacksonian management of the Bank War and its after-effects prompted new types within the American political class: opinion-makers and faction-wranglers.