About John Marquardt

John Marquardt attended the University of Georgia, served in World War II, and spent his career in international trade. Mr. Marquardt currently resides in Tokyo, Japan.

Leaving the Union: Could a State Successfully Secede Today?

By |2020-12-19T10:16:59-06:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: American Republic, Constitution, Constitutional Convention, History, Secession, South|

There is no section of the U.S. Constitution that would preclude states from putting referendums for secession on the ballot, and if duly approved, for such states then to depart legally from the Union. The U.S. Constitution is the world’s oldest existing governing body of laws. It was then that our founding fathers met in their [...]

Healing the Wounds of War

By |2016-11-11T00:32:49-06:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: Civil War, History, South, War|

Over the years, countless thousands the New Yorkers have passed by monuments in their city that were dedicated to two eminent physicians who were related by marriage, but there is little doubt that few of them, until recently at least, had ever realized that the statues were erected in memory of former Southerners. The two [...]

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