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John Randolph (VA) and John C. Calhoun (SC) Explain How the Protective Tariff Agitated the Animosity Between the North and South

by Charles T. Pace (from his book SOUTHERN INDEPENDENCE: Why War?) and Diane Rufino, November 9, 2021 John Randolph of Roanoke, Virginia, might be America’s most interesting personality, and is surely one of its wisest and noblest characters. A Southern … Continue reading

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The Social Compact & Our Constitutional Republic

by Diane Rufino, Jan. 21, 2018 (first section only; other sections attributed to other authors) I. INTRODUCTION A Social Compact is an agreement, entered into by individuals, that creates some form of self-government and results in the formation of an … Continue reading

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NULLIFICATION: The Truths and the Fallacies

by Diane Rufino PART I:  Nullification is the Rightful Remedy to Limit the Federal Government to its Constitutional Objects Nullification is the theory that says that actions of the federal government that are passed, imposed, or exercised in excess or … Continue reading

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