Archive for May, 2016

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Essays on Founding Documents/Readings

1908, William Howard Taft Defeats William Jennings Bryan – Guest Essayist: Daniel A. Cotter

Progressivism And The Constitution – Guest Essayist: Matthew Spalding

1912, Woodrow Wilson Defeats William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, Eugene Debs: Woodrow Wilson’s “New Freedom” – Guest Essayist: Tony Williams

1912, Theodore Roosevelt’s “New Nationalism” – Guest Essayist: Professor William Morrisey

1912, Eugene Debs’ Socialism And The U. S. Constitution – Guest Essayist: Professor Joerg Knipprath

1916, Woodrow Wilson Defeats Charles Evans Hughes – Guest Essayist: Daniel A. Cotter

Warren G. Harding: Twenty-Ninth President Of The United States – Guest Essayist: Juliette Turner

1920, The Sedition Act And Eugene Debs: Raising Of The Issue Of The “Red Scare” – Guest Essayist: Daniel A. Cotter

1924, Calvin Coolidge Defeats Robert M. LaFollette, Burton K. Wheeler (Progressive Party), And John W. Davis: The Direct Election Of Presidents – Guest Essayist: Professor Joe Postell

Women’s Suffrage And The Impact On Presidential Elections – Guest Essayist: Rachel Sheffield

Herbert Hoover: Thirty-First President Of The United States – Guest Essayist: Juliette Turner

1928, The Effects Of Urbanization On The U. S. And Its Implications For Constitutional Government – Guest Essayist: Scot Faulkner

1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt Defeats Herbert Hoover: How The Great Depression Threatened Constitutionalism – Guest Essayist: Daniel A. Cotter

1932, The “New Deal” – Guest Essayist: Tony Williams

1936, Franklin D. Roosevelt Defeats Alfred Landon: Administrative Centralization And Its Implications For Constitutionalism – Guest Essayist: Professor Joerg Knipprath

1936, Supreme Court Opposition To New Deal Laws – Guest Essayist: Horace Cooper

1940, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Unprecedented Run For A Third Term – Guest Essayist: Andrew Bibby

1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt Defeats Thomas Dewey: Constitutional Implications Of Roosevelt’s Liberal Internationalism, United Nations – Guest Essayist: Tony Williams

1948, Harry Truman Defeats Thomas Dewey, Strom Thurmond (“Dixiecrat”), Henry Wallace (Progressive Party): “States’ Rights” And Civil Rights Issues Raised By Dixiecrats – Guest Essayist: Professor William Morrisey

1948, Harry Truman: The Atomic Bomb, Cold War, Marshall Plan & The Fair Deal and Civil Rights Reform – Guest Essayist: Juliette Turner

1952, Dwight D. Eisenhower Defeats Adlai Stevenson: Communism And Civil Liberties – Guest Essayist: Horace Cooper

A Memorial Day Message by Constituting America Founder & Co-Chair Janine Turner

1956, Dwight D. Eisenhower Defeats Aldai Stevenson – Guest Essayist: James Legee