James Madison's qAdvice to My Countryq is designed as a ready reference to Madison's thought, including his most perceptive observations on government and human nature. This compendium brings together excerpts from his writings on a variety of political and social issues, ranging from agriculture to free trade, from religion and the state to legislative power, from friendship to fashion, from slavery to unity. Madison is widely cited by politicians, lawyers, and judges because many of the issues he wrote about, such as education, trade, and support for the arts, have contemporary relevance. This selection of short passages will enlighten those pundits who are prone to misquote Madison or enlist him in support of virtually any position in current political debate.If appointments, from the highest to the lowest grade, will bear the test of enquiry by this criterion, those who confer them may rest contented: they have nothing to apprehend from the ... Dunlapa#39;s American Daily Advertiser essay, 20 Oct. 1792 PJM 14:388-89 ... To Benjamin Henry Latrobe and George Murray, 2 8 Jan. 1811 anbsp;...
|Title||:||James Madison's "Advice to My Country"|
|Author||:||James Madison, David B. Mattern|
|Publisher||:||University of Virginia Press - 1997|