James Madison’s lasting influence and prescience are undeniable. His most widely recognized historical contributions include his roles as chief architect of the Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention, “stenographer in chief” of its proceedings, major contributor to the Federalist Papers, and 4th President of the United States. But Madison also set the bounds of debates on [...]
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Aside from the Constitution itself, the Declaration of Independence is the most heavily interpreted document in American history. The exegetical attention afforded the Declaration follows from the multiple functions it plays as the most fundamental of our nation’s “Charters of Liberty,” including its roles as cornerstone of the American political tradition, a perennial defense of [...]