Federalist No 37, Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention…

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Federalist No 10, The Union as a Safeguard, Continued

(The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection) From the Daily Advertiser Thursday, November 22, 1787 To the People of the State of New York: AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of faction. …

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Nathan Hale and Andre

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 17.—America has not only produced great military characters, but exhibited many striking instances of humanity and generosity in the present war. Among the latter we may place the treatment given to Major Andre, a British spy, who came …

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Arnold’s Crimes

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 9.—When we see a man who has formerly attracted esteem, at once falling into the greatest contempt, and becoming the opprobrium and shame of his country, we feel a mixture of passions in striking him off the list …

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The Dark Day

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 20.—Yesterday we were visited by a most unusual and uncomfortable phenomenon. As early as ten o’clock in the morning, a thick darkness came over the face of the country, so that it was impossible to move about the …

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