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James Madison Program: "A Little Lower than the Angels: What the American Founders Learned about Human Nature from Adam Smith"

After surveying the historical evidence for Adam Smith's influence on James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams, this lecture will consider ways in which the founders' nuanced view of…

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The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation

An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom Lynne V. Cheney, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, and Allen C. Guelzo, Senior Research…

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America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It

John Adams once wrote that the true American Revolution was in the “minds of the American people,” and Thomas Jefferson once described the Declaration of Independence as an…

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Reconsidering Dr. Rush: What the “Lost” Founding Father Benjamin Rush Can Teach Us About the Revolution and America Today

Stephen Fried, Journalist; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania

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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Speaker: Gordon Wood, Alva O. Way University Professor; Professor of History Emeritus, Brown University Princeton University September 18, 2018

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Law, Liberty, and Virtue _ Virtue, Statesmanship, and Political Culture in American History

Panelists: Peter S. Field, University of Canterbury; Ted McAllister, Pepperdine University; Richard A. Samuelson, California State University, San Bernardino; Chair: Darren Staloff, City College of…

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The Legacy of John Adams

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