7 Responses to “Studying the American Republic”

  1. Robert A. Vella Says:


  2. Small “r” republicanism | The Commonwealthmen Says:

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  5. Robert C. Olcott Says:

    My copy of ‘The Writings of Thomas Paine’ did not include his treatise on Women’s Rights. I only recently became aware of the role of Gayanashagowa [the Iroquois ‘constitution-‘written’ between 1095 and 1150 A.D.] in the development of the U.S. Constitution–per a 1988 Congressional Resolution (#331). I thought it interesting that Iroquois Women had the Rights to: Assert, Debate, Vote, and Declare War, almost 900 years before we amended our US constitution to afford them the vote.

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