On Slavery, Sectionalism, and the First and Second Party Systems

The “First Party System,” according to Donald Grier Stephenson, pitted the Federalists (created by Alexander Hamilton and including John Adams, Fisher Ames, and John Marshall) against the Republicans or Antifederalists (created by Thomas Jefferson and including James Madison, Albert Gallatin, and Philip Freneau) and “took shape at the national level soon after government under the […]

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The Online Library of Liberty

Always in search of primary sources relevant to military history, I wanted to pass along the following find. The Online Library of Liberty is a free access website maintained by the Liberty Fund, Inc. The Liberty Fund Library provides online resources in multiple categories including philosophy, art, economics, war and peace and much, much more. […]

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