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Special Reports & Select Essays on "U.S. History > Founding of a Nation"
Click on a title below to access either a set of articles published as a Special Report, or an individual article in Select Essays. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.
The Shaping of America: 200 Years of the Constitution
Adam Smith's Genius: Reflections on the Wealth of Nations
American Politics: The First Campaign
Benjamin Franklin and the American Enlightenment
Bernard Bailyn: A Historian's Historian
Civility and Defense
Constitution of the United States Was Not Written by Locke
Constitutional Convention: The Formation of the United States
Constitutional Convention: The Most Momentous Chapter in American History
Constitutional Framers: Not Philosophes, but Aristocrats
Equality: What the Founders Meant
Flag Day Through The Years: A New Constellation
Founders and the 'Superintending Principle'
George Washington's Moral Compass
George Washington: How He Really Won the Revolution
George Washington: Too Good to Be True?
Gunston Hall, Home to the Forgotten Founder
How the French Hindered the American Revolution
Jefferson and Hamilton: Feuding Heroes
John Adams' Influential Constitutional Writings
John Adams: Yankee Patriot
John and Abigail Adams: America's Original 'Power Couple'
John Dickinson: The Story of the Most Influential Dissenter of 1776
John Quincy Adams: Battler for Liberty
Marshall and Jefferson: Clash of the Kinsmen Still Echoes Today
Marshall and Jefferson: Fear and Loathing in the New Nation
Media: When Tyrannosaurus Press Roamed the States
Ordinary People Were Founding Fathers, Too
Religion and American Democracy
Religion and the American Self
Review: Statesmen of the American Experiment
Samuel Adams: Of a Founder and a Frontiersman
Secret Presidential Oath: Did Madison and Hamilton Hide Its Meaning?
Separation of Powers: To Chain the Dog of War
Should Tom Paine Have Filed With the FEC?
Supreme Court in History and Today
Thomas Jefferson: Engaging his character
Tribe and Scalia on the Constitution: A Third View
Ulysses S. Grant: 'The Unheroic Hero'
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