Empire of Liberty: Le Roi Est Mort

“Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; – the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!”  -Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities Excerpt from Konijeti Beevti’s “Years of Revolution: Boston to Bhārata”, Vij Publishing House, 1962 (translation by Earl Henderson). As the constitution neared completion, the Assembly made drastic changes to make the king a … More Empire of Liberty: Le Roi Est Mort

Empire of Liberty: The Presidency of George Washington

“Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.” -George Washington Excerpt from Dr. Jack Bankston’s “The Founding Years”, University of New South Wales Press, 2017. III. The Presidency of George Washington Washington’s assumption of office was far different from the inaugurations we know today. The country was much smaller, the … More Empire of Liberty: The Presidency of George Washington