Joseph W. Postell, Johnathan O'Neill's Toward an American Conservatism: Constitutional Conservatism PDF

By Joseph W. Postell, Johnathan O'Neill

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ISBN-13: 9781137300966

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Through the innovative period (1880-1920), top thinkers and politicians reworked American politics. Historians and political scientists have given loads of consciousness to the progressives who effected this variation. but quite little is understood in regards to the conservatives who hostile those innovative concepts, although they performed a massive position within the debates and results of this era of yankee historical past. those early conservatives symbolize a now-forgotten resource of thought for contemporary American conservatism. This quantity provides those constitutional conservatives their first complete clarification and demonstrates their ongoing relevance to modern American conservatism.

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Jacob E. Cooke (Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1961), 340. 34 JOHNATHAN O’NEILL 69. C. Bradley Thompson, “James Madison and the Idea of Fundamental Law,” in America and Enlightenment Constitutionalism, eds. Gary L. McDowell and Johnathan O’Neill (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), 261. A fine analysis of this issue is Charles R. Kesler, “Natural Law and the Constitution: The Federalist’s View,” in Constitutionalism in Perspective: The United States Constitution in Twentieth Century Politics, ed.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. “The support of the Earhart Foundation during the preparation of this chapter is gratefully acknowledged. ,” special Issue, National Review, May 17, 2010, 24–46. The academic literature on Progressivism is immense. More accessible recent critiques are Thomas West and William Schambra, “The Progressive Movement and the Transformation of American Politics,” Heritage Foundation, First Principles Report No. org/research/reports/2007/07/the-progressive-movement-and-the -transformation-of-american-politics; and “The Four Horsemen of Progressivism: The Men Who Created Our World,” National Review, December 31, 2009, 33–45.

Charles Warren, The Making of the Constitution (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1937 [1928]), 804. 67. , 5, 69–95; Warren, Trumpeters, 53–55. 68. James Madison, “Federalist no. 49,” in The Federalist, by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, ed. Jacob E. Cooke (Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1961), 340. 34 JOHNATHAN O’NEILL 69. C. Bradley Thompson, “James Madison and the Idea of Fundamental Law,” in America and Enlightenment Constitutionalism, eds. Gary L. McDowell and Johnathan O’Neill (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), 261.

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