First Principles: Around the World, Liberty Is Granted By Power; In America Liberty Grants Charters of Power

“In Europe, charters of liberty have been granted by power. America has set the example … of charters of power granted by liberty. This revolution in the practice of the world, may, with an honest praise, be pronounced the most triumphant epoch of its history, and the most consoling presage of its happiness.” – James Madison,  Essays for the National Gazette (1792)

 

 

 

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