Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Calvin Coolidge on America’s Founding Documents

During their presidencies, Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921) and Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) largely differed on the Constitution and Declaration of Independence.

Brief Reflection of Federalist Papers 9 & 10

Hamilton: A “firm union” shall balance power between a federal government and states represented in a Senate. This is necessary, by the former's power, to prevent grievances caused by “domestic faction and insurrection,” while also enabling the states to self-govern. The “petty republics” of history, or those that had a democratic nature and lacked unified … Continue reading Brief Reflection of Federalist Papers 9 & 10

American Progressivism

The times have certainly changed for America since she won her independence from a despotic British Empire. The Founding Fathers earned the responsibility to craft a brilliant federalist system of government, implementing mechanisms to separate powers and limit its scope. The American people are the lucky recipients of this great experiment. They have experienced liberty, … Continue reading American Progressivism