This section contains a bibliography of important documents from the founding period. Prominent and little known founders left behind a huge body of work that can help increase knowledge about the founding. Along with first hand accounts of the period, this section also includes official documents from the period.
Abraham Lincoln is one of the best interpreters of America's founding principles. He believed that free government is only possible when it protects the equal natural rights of all. It was through the Civil War and subsequent constitutional amendments that the Constitution was brought into conformity with those principles.
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Click above to download Thomas G. West and Douglas A. Jeffrey's indispensable guide to understanding the principles of the American Founding: The Rise and Fall of Constitutional Government in America (pdf).