Tag: Constitution

Who Are the Potters of the Constitutional Clay?

“We the People of the United States…do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” How did “We the People” do this? The story begins after the Constitutional Convention concluded. The text, shortly after its completion, was published in local newspapers for everyone in the country to read – from Rhode Island…

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The Preamble: World History Changed With One Sentence!

Thomas Cahill wrote a series of books collectively called The Hinges of History. He explains why he chose that title. “We normally think of history as one catastrophe after another, war followed by war, outrage by outrage – almost as if history were nothing more than all the narratives of human pain, assembled in sequence….

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04.17.2019: Current Events and the Constitution

In conjunction with the Restoration Generation (RG), one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Madison Liberty Institute welcomes members of the community to join us for Current Events and the Constitution on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm. Attendees are strongly encouraged to follow the RG study schedule for The Making of America and to…

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04.10.2019: Current Events and the Constitution

In conjunction with the Restoration Generation (RG), one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Madison Liberty Institute welcomes members of the community to join us for Current Events and the Constitution on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm. Attendees are strongly encouraged to follow the RG study schedule for The Making of America and to…

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#OTD: The Articles of Confederation

On this day, March 1, 1781, the Continental Congress adopts America’s first Constitution – The Articles of Confederation. There’s a saying that goes, “Any fool can burn down a barn.” In the context of this story, it means that it’s easy to complain about a tyrannical system, but it’s hard to put something in its…

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