The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding

By |2017-08-15T22:20:43-05:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: American Founding, Books, History, James Madison|

Lance Banning’s portrayal of James Madison as a son of the Virginia piedmont, consistent advocate of states’ rights, and strict constructionist does much to aid our understanding of the Father of the Constitution… The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic by Lance Banning (Cornell University Press, 1995) [...]