By William Watkins | Tuesday January 17, 2017 at 11:30 AM PDT | Comments Off on What Trump Can Learn from the Treaty that Created America
In January, the winds of political change often blow with ferocity. The District of Columbia is now bracing itself for a gale-force disruption as Donald Trump prepares to become the 45th President of the United States. An upheaval in foreign affairs, trade, and immigration policy is in the offing. It’s tempting to focus solely...
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Tags: American Revolution, Articles of Confederation, Federalist, James Madison, Treaty of Paris, Trump, U.S. history
By Melancton Smith | Friday August 19, 2011 at 6:06 AM PDT | 11 Comments
The WSJ blog notes that Justice Antonin Scalia will preside over a retrial of Texas v. White. This event will be sponsored by the Supreme Court’s Historical Society. This case centered on whether bond sales by the State of Texas, while part of the Confederate States of America, were valid. The Reconstruction government of...
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Tags: Antonin Scalia, Confederate States of America, Constitution, Law, Supreme Court, texas secession, Texas v. White, The State, Treaty of Paris