Entries by Jacob Vanderwerken

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Principle of Foreign Policy Based on a Standard of Freedom and Independence

Founding-era statesmen believed that the United States should respect the equal right of other nations to political independence as much as possible.

Federal Farmer Letters to the Republican IV

Source: Consource. Click Here To View Original Document. LETTER IV. OCTOBER 12th, 1787. DEAR SIR, It will not be possible to establish in the federal courts the jury trial of the vicinage so well as in the state courts. Third. There appears to me to be not only a premature deposit of some important powers […]

Brutus XV

Source: Consource. Click Here To View Original Document. (Continued. ) I said in my last number, that the supreme court under this constitution would be exalted above all other power in the government, and subject to no controul. The business of this paper will be to illustrate this, and to shew the danger that will […]

Agrippa VII

Source: The Complete Anti-Federalist, ed. Herbert J. Storing (Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press, 1981) Volume Four, 81-83. To the People. There cannot be a doubt, that, while the trade of this continent remains free, the activity of our countrymen will secure their full share. All the estimates for the present year, let them be made […]

Brutus V

Source: Consource. Click Here To View Original Document. To the PEOPLE of the State of NEW-YORK. It was intended in this Number to have prosecuted the enquiry into the organization of this new system; particularly to have considered the dangerous and premature union of the President and Senate, and the mixture of legislative, executive, and […]

Colt Jaxon – Winner, Best Song

Colt is a 16-year-old homeschool student living on a small cattle ranch in Florida. When he is not studying, Colt enjoys making Lego displays for local Lego exhibitions, including the Florida State Fair. Colt is the worship leader for his youth group, where he sings and plays guitar on Wednesday nights and for a children’s […]

Trijal Tagadur – Winner, Best Essay

My name is Trijal Tagadur. I am a 7th grader at Piney Grove Middle School in the city of Cumming, GA. My favorite hobby is reading books such as novels and informational books. I often pore into books related to leadership, history, and science. I love writing because of the thoughtfulness and uniqueness behind literature. […]

Geyer Wise Dybesland

Geyer lives in Texas and oversees a herd of Wagyu cattle at The WD Ranch. She is also Athletic Director and coach for the Stafford Cobras, a youth football program. Geyer was raised in Brownwood, Texas and attended Tulane University, majoring in History; where she met her husband, Erik, who is from Norway. They have […]