Recognizing a Forgotten N.C. Founder

By |2017-07-14T17:41:38-05:00April 30th, 2011|Categories: American Founding, American Republic|

Constitutional theorist Daniel Dreisbach writes, many Americans “made salient contributions in thought, word, and deed to the construction of America’s republican institutions.” One of them was Hugh Williamson. Few today have heard of him, and almost everyone overlooks this founding father when trying to learn of the “original intent” of the Constitution. That’s a mistake. [...]