Category Archives: Roots of the Nation

Did You Vote Today? A Roots of the Nation story.


I did because my vote always counts, whether or not I am on the winning side of that vote. If I don’t vote, I can’t complain about the result. Everyone who votes are ultimately the Roots of the Nation. How did you vote? Look for … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Declaration of Independence


IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and … Continue reading

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End of a Cycle – New One Begins in July


After 2 years and almost 7 months, the cycle of Roots of the Nation has come to an end. It started out as just another website doing an annual page with the Declaration of Independence. I was then struck by … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 85 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton) – Final Paper


To the People of the State of New York: ACCORDING to the formal division of the subject of these papers, announced in my first number, there would appear still to remain for discussion two points: “the analogy of the proposed … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 84 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: IN THE course of the foregoing review of the Constitution, I have taken notice of, and endeavored to answer most of the objections which have appeared against it. There, however, remain … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 83 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: THE objection to the plan of the convention, which has met with most success in this State, and perhaps in several of the other States, is THAT RELATIVE TO THE WANT … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 82 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: THE erection of a new government, whatever care or wisdom may distinguish the work, cannot fail to originate questions of intricacy and nicety; and these may, in a particular manner, be … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 81 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: LET US now return to the partition of the judiciary authority between different courts, and their relations to each other, “The judicial power of the United States is” (by the plan … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 80 (Ascribed to Aleander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: To JUDGE with accuracy of the proper extent of the federal judicature, it will be necessary to consider, in the first place, what are its proper objects. It seems scarcely to … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Declaration of Independence


IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and … Continue reading

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