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George H. Smith

George H. Smith was formerly Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for Humane Studies, a lecturer on American History for Cato Summer Seminars, and Executive Editor of Knowledge Products. Smith's fourth and most recent book, The System of Liberty, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013.

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Reflections on Freedom of Religion

by George H. Smith on Jul 3, 2015

Smith explains how government is responsible for many of the current controversies over religious freedom.

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My Interview with Adam Smith

by George H. Smith on Nov 17, 2018

Smith interviews the spirit of Adam Smith, soliciting his opinion of David Hume and other matters.

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The Boston Massacre

by George H. Smith on Jan 3, 2012

Smith continues his look at the events leading up to the American Revolution by telling the story of the Boston Massacre.

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The Boston Tea Party

by George H. Smith on Jan 17, 2012

The British response to the Boston Tea Party stiffened American resolve for revolution. In this essay, George Smith tells the story of that event.