According to pious American folklore, there was in 1789 a Miracle at Philadelphia in which demigod Founding Fathers gathered and gave the world the U.S. Constitution; thereby, as chanted by former Chief Justice Burger in juvenile bicentennial panegyric, they changed human history foreverand got rid of the awful Articles of Confederation, which stood in the way of a preordained march into American greatness...
CROSSROADS FOR LIBERTY: Recovering the Anti-Federalist Values of Americas First Constitution
What did the American Founders actually intend for the country, and does it even matter today? In a time of increasing turmoil over American history, politics, and society, Crossroads for Liberty takes an eye-opening look at the American Revolution, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, and asks what we can learn from them. Readers will come away with a greater understanding of current political and constitutional issues, as well as a new perspective on American history.