Famous and Forgotten Founders

By |2021-06-06T21:50:12-05:00August 2nd, 2012|Categories: American Founding, American Republic|Tags: |

The nearly-exclusive focus on a select few, virtually deified famous founders impoverishes our understanding of the American founding. It also departs from the canons of good scholarship. The demands of honest scholarship require scholars to give attention to the thoughts, words, and deeds of not only a few selected demigods but also an expansive company [...]