At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, James Madison remarkably supported giving the federal government power to nullify state laws.
During the first week of deliberations at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, delegates considered the critical issue of the future of the confederation.
On May 21, 1766, the Sons of Liberty erected a liberty pole in New York City celebrating the repeal of the Stamp Act — signals of liberty still exist.
The War of the Regulation was an uprising pitting rural farmers and ranchers against the forces of the colonial government attempting to seize their land.
A recent commentary claimed that in his “Memorial and Remonstrance,” James Madison encouraged his fellow citizens to abandon the Christian religion.
Two hundred and thirty-nine years ago Patrick Henry delivered that famous ultimatum, "Give me liberty or give me death."