The Essence of Liberty Chapter 6: Was Lincoln a Dictator?

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A Condensed Version of The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda and an Unnecessary War by Thomas J. DiLorenzo. Prima. 352 pp. $24.95 

Condensed by 

Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume 

Chapter 6: Was Lincoln a Dictator?

The historical evidence is that the Founding Fathers were highly protective of a strict construction of the Constitution. For example, Madison vetoed an internal improvement appropriation because such was not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution. Jefferson said that the Constitution had to be amended before such things could be permitted.

The founders jealously protected the rights of free speech, freedom of association and the right of secession. Alien and Sedition Acts were quickly abandoned as an interference with free speech and led to the collapse of the Federalist party. New England Federalists openly threatened secession and, in effect, did by refusing to…

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