Archive for April, 2016

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Essays on Founding Documents/Readings

1860, Stephen Douglas’ Understanding Of The Constitution – Guest Essayist: David J. Shestokas

1860, John C. Breckinridge’s Understanding Of The Constitution – Guest Essayist: Professor Joerg Knipprath

1860, John Bell’s Understanding Of The Constitution – Guest Essayist: Daniel A. Cotter

1860, Abraham Lincoln’s Understanding Of The Constitution, Part 1: Its Relation To The Declaration Of Independence – Guest Essayist: J. Eric Wise

1860, Abraham Lincoln’s Understanding of the Constitution, Part 2: The Importance Of The Union – Guest Essayist: David J. Shestokas

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1864, Abraham Lincoln Defeats George McClellan: Constitutional Issues Raised By Lincoln’s Conduct Of The War – Guest Essayist: Daniel A. Cotter

1864, Holding A Presidential Election During A Civil War – Guest Essayist: Professor Joerg Knipprath

Civil War Amendments – Guest Essayist: James Legee

1868, Ulysses S. Grant Defeats Horatio Seymour: Reconstruction And The Constitution – Guest Essayist: Professor Forrest Nabors

1868, Constitutional Issues Surrounding Black Suffrage – Guest Essayist: Professor Forrest Nabors

1872, Ulysses S. Grant Defeats Horace Greeley: The Continuing Controversies Over Reconstruction – Guest Essayist: Professor Forrest Nabors

1872, Civil Service Reform – Guest Essayist: Professor Forrest Nabors

1876, Rutherford B. Hayes Defeats Samuel Tilden: The End of Reconstruction – Guest Essayist: Professor Forrest Nabors

1876, Rutherford B. Hayes v. Samuel Tilden: Controversy Over Election Returns In This Election – Guest Essayist: Professor Forrest Nabors

1880, James Garfield Defeats Winfield Scott Hancock: The Tariff Controversy, Post-Civil War – Guest Essayist: Kirk Higgins

1884, Grover Cleveland Defeats James G. Blaine: The Issues Surrounding The Furor Stirred By The “Rum, Romanism, And Rebellion” Slogan, Regarding Religious Freedom And Anti-Catholic Prejudice – Guest Essayist: Peter Roff

1888, Benjamin Harrison Defeats Grover Cleveland: The Constitutional Issues Raised By Cleveland’s Veto Of Pension Legislation For Veterans – Guest Essayist: Brion McClanahan

Grover Cleveland: Twenty-Second And Twenty-Fourth President Of The United States – Guest Essayist: Juliette Turner

William McKinley: Twenty-Fifth President Of The United States – Guest Essayist: Juliette Turner

1896, William McKinley Defeats William Jennings Bryan: The Gold Standard vs. Bimetallism – Guest Essayist: Karl Rove

1904, Theodore Roosevelt Defeats Alton Parker: Anti-Trust Legislation – Guest Essayist: Steven Aden

1904 And 1908 Elections: Theodore Roosevelt’s “Square Deal” vs. William Jennings Bryan’s Populism – Guest Essayist: Daniel A. Cotter