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Real James Madison
Real James Madison
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Real James Madison

Real James Madison

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See all books in this series Of all the illustrious men in the cadre known as our Founding Fathers, upon only one has history bestowed the title “Father of the Constitution”—James Madison. James Madison was perhaps an unlikely candidate for such an appellation, but it is one heunquestionably earned. Madison recognized the momentous nature of the...


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Real Benjamin Franklin
Real Benjamin Franklin
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Some remember Franklin for flying a kite in a thunderstorm; others think of him as a successful printer of the colonial era; still others know him only as an expounder of clever maxims (\"A penny saved is a penny earned\") or the author of a now famous autobiography.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMore recently, a certain brand of biographers and journalists have conjured up sensational tales of a lecherous old diplomat in his seventies who enjoyed illicit affairs with adoring young French women. And a few years ago Franklin even reappeared as a British spy! Some of these myths are now being repeated and embellished in school textbooks and \"educational\" television programs.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are many other versions of Franklin as well---some slanderous, some complimentary. New portrayals continue to come forward, multiplying and changing with each generation.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhich of all these Benjamin Franklins, if any, is real? This book is an attempt to answer that question. Or, more accurately, it is an attempt to let Franklin himself provide the answer. The Real Benjamin Franklin makes no effort to develop another \"fresh interpretation\" of the Sage of Philadelphia. Instead, it seats us across the table from the one person who really knew Ben Franklin-that is, Franklin himself -and gives him an opportunity to explain his life and ideas in his own words.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNo man's life can be truly understood apart from his ideas, nor can his ideas be fully appreciated apart from the experiences which shaped his life. For this reason The Real Benjamin Franklin includes both: the biography in Part I and the selected quotations in Part 11 are designed to complement each other. In both sections, Franklin's words are carefully documented from original sources.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis volume is part of a series being published by the National Center for Constitutional Studies, a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to restoring Constitutional principles in the tradition of America's Founding Fathers. The AMERICAN CLASSIC SERIES is designed to revive an intelligent appreciation of the Founders and the remarkable system of free government which they gave us. The nation these men built is now in the throes of a political, economic, social, and spiritual crisis that has driven many to an almost frantic search for 'modern solutions.\" The truth is that the solutions have been available for a long time--in fact, for nearly two hundred years--in the writings of our Founding Fathers. An honest examination of twentieth-century American history reveals that virtually every serious problem which has developed in our society can be traced to an ill--conceived departure from the sound principles taught by these great men. The citizen of today who turns back to the Founders' writings is often surprised by their timeless relevance-and perhaps equally dismayed that we have permitted ourselves to stray so far from such obvious truths.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt is our earnest hope that the AMERICAN CLASSIC SERIES will help the American people recapture the Founding Fathers' sense of direction and manifest destiny. If this generation will relearn and reapply their original success formula for freedom and prosperity, the United States of America may once again become a \"beacon on the hill\" to light the way of liberty for all mankind.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2017-11-20T14:10:49-07:00","created_at":"2017-11-20T14:10:50-07:00","vendor":"NCCS","type":"","tags":["American Classic Series","christmas","NCCS Books"],"price":1197,"price_min":1197,"price_max":1197,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":1995,"compare_at_price_min":1995,"compare_at_price_max":1995,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":6461079552042,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"rbf","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Real Benjamin Franklin","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1197,"weight":635,"compare_at_price":1995,"inventory_quantity":-9,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2553\/8356\/products\/real_benjamin_franklin_501cce93-f5a0-4f23-8c61-327217949128.jpg?v=1532985984"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2553\/8356\/products\/real_benjamin_franklin_501cce93-f5a0-4f23-8c61-327217949128.jpg?v=1532985984","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/nccs.net\/collections\/all\/american-classic-series\"\u003eSee all books in this series\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSome historians have shown us an aged statesman whose wise and steadying influence kept the Constitutional Convention together in 1787, while others have pictured a chuckling prankster who couldn’t resist a funny story.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are many Benjamin Franklins. Or at least he has taken on many different forms in the history books and conversations of the last two centuries.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSome historians have shown us an aged statesman whose wise and steadying influence kept the Constitutional Convention together in 1787, while others have pictured a chuckling prankster who couldn't resist a funny story. Some remember Franklin for flying a kite in a thunderstorm; others think of him as a successful printer of the colonial era; still others know him only as an expounder of clever maxims (\"A penny saved is a penny earned\") or the author of a now famous autobiography.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMore recently, a certain brand of biographers and journalists have conjured up sensational tales of a lecherous old diplomat in his seventies who enjoyed illicit affairs with adoring young French women. And a few years ago Franklin even reappeared as a British spy! Some of these myths are now being repeated and embellished in school textbooks and \"educational\" television programs.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are many other versions of Franklin as well---some slanderous, some complimentary. New portrayals continue to come forward, multiplying and changing with each generation.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhich of all these Benjamin Franklins, if any, is real? This book is an attempt to answer that question. Or, more accurately, it is an attempt to let Franklin himself provide the answer. The Real Benjamin Franklin makes no effort to develop another \"fresh interpretation\" of the Sage of Philadelphia. Instead, it seats us across the table from the one person who really knew Ben Franklin-that is, Franklin himself -and gives him an opportunity to explain his life and ideas in his own words.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNo man's life can be truly understood apart from his ideas, nor can his ideas be fully appreciated apart from the experiences which shaped his life. For this reason The Real Benjamin Franklin includes both: the biography in Part I and the selected quotations in Part 11 are designed to complement each other. In both sections, Franklin's words are carefully documented from original sources.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis volume is part of a series being published by the National Center for Constitutional Studies, a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to restoring Constitutional principles in the tradition of America's Founding Fathers. The AMERICAN CLASSIC SERIES is designed to revive an intelligent appreciation of the Founders and the remarkable system of free government which they gave us. The nation these men built is now in the throes of a political, economic, social, and spiritual crisis that has driven many to an almost frantic search for 'modern solutions.\" The truth is that the solutions have been available for a long time--in fact, for nearly two hundred years--in the writings of our Founding Fathers. An honest examination of twentieth-century American history reveals that virtually every serious problem which has developed in our society can be traced to an ill--conceived departure from the sound principles taught by these great men. The citizen of today who turns back to the Founders' writings is often surprised by their timeless relevance-and perhaps equally dismayed that we have permitted ourselves to stray so far from such obvious truths.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt is our earnest hope that the AMERICAN CLASSIC SERIES will help the American people recapture the Founding Fathers' sense of direction and manifest destiny. If this generation will relearn and reapply their original success formula for freedom and prosperity, the United States of America may once again become a \"beacon on the hill\" to light the way of liberty for all mankind.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Real Benjamin Franklin

Real Benjamin Franklin

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See all books in this series Some historians have shown us an aged statesman whose wise and steadying influence kept the Constitutional Convention together in 1787, while others have pictured a chuckling prankster who couldn’t resist a funny story. There are many Benjamin Franklins. Or at least he has taken on many different forms in the history...


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The 5000 Year Leap – A Miracle that Changed the World (book)
{"id":422099910698,"title":"The 5000 Year Leap – A Miracle that Changed the World (book)","handle":"the-5000-year-leap-a-miracle-that-changed-the-world-book","description":"\u003cp\u003eDiscover the 28 fundamental beliefs of the Founding Fathers which they said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desired peace, prosperity, and freedom.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ciframe width=\"560\" height=\"315\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/txpt-GRDGYg\" frameborder=\"0\" gesture=\"media\" allow=\"encrypted-media\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eDiscover the 28 fundamental beliefs of the Founding Fathers which they said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desired peace, prosperity, and freedom.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"red\"\u003eThese beliefs have made possible more progress in 200 years than was made previously in over 5,000 years. \u003c\/span\u003eThus the title \"\u003cem\u003eThe 5,000 Year Leap\u003c\/em\u003e\".\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe following is a brief overview of the principles found in \u003cem class=\"blue\"\u003eThe 5,000 Year Leap\u003c\/em\u003e, and one chapter is devoted to each of these 28 principles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 1 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe only reliable basis for sound government and just human relations is Natural Law.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNatural law is God's law. There are certain laws which govern the entire universe, and just as Thomas Jefferson said in the Declaration of Independence, there are laws which govern in the affairs of men which are \"the laws of nature and of nature's God.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 2 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free people cannot survive under a republican constitution unless they remain virtuous and morally strong.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.\" - Benjamin Franklin\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 3 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe most promising method of securing a virtuous people is to elect virtuous leaders.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of his country who tries most to promote its virtue, and who ... will not suffer a man to be chosen into any office of power and trust who is not a wise and virtuous man.\" - Samuel Adams\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 4 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eWithout religion the government of a free people cannot be maintained.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.... And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion.\" - George Washington\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 5 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eAll things were created by God, therefore upon him all mankind are equally dependent, and to him they are equally responsible \u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe American Founding Fathers considered the existence of the Creator as the most fundamental premise underlying all self-evident truth. They felt a person who boasted he or she was an atheist had just simply failed to apply his or her divine capacity for reason and observation.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 6 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eAll mankind were created equal.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Founders knew that in these three ways, all mankind are theoretically treated as:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003col\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eEqual before God.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eEqual before the law.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eEqual in their rights.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ol\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 7 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe proper role of government is to protect equal rights, not provide equal things.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Founders recognized that the people cannot delegate to their government any power except that which they have the lawful right to exercise themselves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 8 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eMankind are endowed by God with certain unalienable rights.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Those rights, then, which God and nature have established, and are therefore called natural rights, such as are life and liberty, need not the aid of human laws to be more effectually invested in every man than they are; neither do they receive any additional strength when declared by the municipal [or state] laws to be inviolable. On the contrary, no human legislation has power to abridge or destroy them, unless the owner [of the right] shall himself commit some act that amounts to a forfeiture.\" - William Blackstone\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 9 - \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eTo protect human rights, God has revealed a code of divine law.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The doctrines thus delivered we call the revealed or divine law, and they are to be found only in the Holy Scriptures. These precepts, when revealed, are found by comparison to be really a part of the original law of nature, as they tend in all their consequences to man's felicity.\" - William Blackstone\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 10 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe God-given right to govern is vested in the sovereign authority of the whole people.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The fabric of American empire ought to rest on the solid basis of the consent of the people. The streams of national power ought to flow immediately from that pure, original fountain of all legislative authority.\" - Alexander Hamilton\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 11 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe majority of the people may alter or abolish a government which has become tyrannical.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes ... but when a long train of abuses and usurpations ... evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security.\" - Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 12 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe United States of America shall be a republic.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America\u003cbr\u003e And to the \u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003erepublic \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003efor which it stands....\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 13 \u003c\/strong\u003e- A Constitution should protect the people from the frailties of their rulers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.... [But lacking these] you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.\" - James Madison\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 14 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eLife \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003eand liberty are secure only so long as the rights of property are secure \u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJohn Locke reasoned that God gave the earth and everything in it to the whole human family as a gift. Therefore the land, the sea, the acorns in the forest, the deer feeding in the meadow belong to everyone \"in common.\" However, the moment someone takes the trouble to change something from its original state of nature, that person has added his ingenuity or labor to make that change. Herein lies the secret to the origin of \"property rights.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 15 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe highest level of prosperity occurs when there is a free-market economy and a minimum of government regulations.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eProsperity depends upon a climate of wholesome stimulation with four basic freedoms in operation:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003col\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to try.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to buy.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to sell.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to fail.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ol\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 16 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe government should be separated into three branches \u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"I call you to witness that I was the first member of the Congress who ventured to come out in public, as I did in January 1776, in my Thoughts on Government ... in favor of a government with three branches and an independent judiciary. This pamphlet, you know, was very unpopular. No man appeared in public to support it but yourself.\" - John Adams\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 17 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA system of checks and balances should be adopted to prevent the abuse of power by the different branches of government.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"It will not be denied that power is of an encroaching nature and that it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it.\" - James Madison\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 18 - \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe unalienable rights of the people are most likely to be preserved if the principles of government are set forth in a written Constitution.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe structure of the American system is set forth in the Constitution of the United States and the only weaknesses which have appeared are those which were allowed to creep in despite the Constitution.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 19 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eOnly limited and carefully defined powers should be delegated to government, all others being retained by the people.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Tenth Amendment is the most widely violated provision of the bill of rights. If it had been respected and enforced America would be an amazingly different country than it is today. This amendment provides:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 20 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eEfficiency and dispatch require that the government operate according to the will of the majority, but constitutional provisions must be made to protect the rights of the minority.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Every man, by consenting with others to make one body politic under one government, puts himself under an obligation to every one of that society to submit to the determination of the majority, and to be concluded [bound] by it.\" - John Locke\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 21 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eStrong local self-government is the keystone to preserving human freedom.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The way to have good and safe government is not to trust it all to one, but to divide it among the many, distributing to every one exactly the functions he is competent [to perform best]. - Thomas Jefferson\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 22 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free people should be governed by law and not by the whims of men.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings, capable of laws, where there is no law there is no freedom. For liberty is to be free from restraint and violence of others, which cannot be where there is no law.\" - John Locke\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 23 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free society cannot survive as a republic without a broad program of general education.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"They made an early provision by law that every town consisting of so many families should be always furnished with a grammar school. They made it a crime for such a town to be destitute of a grammar schoolmaster for a few months, and subjected it to a heavy penalty. So that the education of all ranks of people was made the care and expense of the public, in a manner that I believe has been unknown to any other people, ancient or modern. The consequences of these establishments we see and feel every day [written in 1765]. A native of America who cannot read and write is as rare ... as a comet or an earthquake.\" John Adams\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 24 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free people will not survive unless they stay strong.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.\" - George Washington\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 25 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003e\"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none.\"- \u003c\/em\u003eThomas Jefferson, given in his first inaugural address.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 26 - \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe core unit which determines the strength of any society is the family; therefore the government should foster and protect its integrity.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"There is certainly no country in the world where the tie of marriage is more respected than in America, or where conjugal happiness is more highly or worthily appreciated.\" Alexis de Tocqueville\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 27 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe burden of debt is as destructive to human freedom as subjugation by conquest.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"We are bound to defray expenses [of the war] within our own time, and are unauthorized to burden posterity with them.... We shall all consider ourselves morally bound to pay them ourselves and consequently within the life [expectancy] of the majority.\" - Thomas Jefferson\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 28 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe United States has a manifest destiny to be an example and a blessing to the entire human race.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Founders sensed from the very beginning that they were on a divine mission. Their great disappointment was that it didn't all come to pass in their day, but they knew that someday it would. John Adams wrote:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in Providence for the illumination of the ignorant, and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e","published_at":"2017-11-20T14:10:48-07:00","created_at":"2017-11-20T14:10:49-07:00","vendor":"NCCS","type":"Book","tags":["christmas","NCCS Books"],"price":798,"price_min":798,"price_max":798,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":1995,"compare_at_price_min":1995,"compare_at_price_max":1995,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":6461078503466,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"5k","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"The 5000 Year Leap – A Miracle that Changed the World (book)","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":798,"weight":417,"compare_at_price":1995,"inventory_quantity":-1205,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2553\/8356\/products\/5000_year_leap.jpg?v=1532992211"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2553\/8356\/products\/5000_year_leap.jpg?v=1532992211","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eDiscover the 28 fundamental beliefs of the Founding Fathers which they said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desired peace, prosperity, and freedom.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ciframe width=\"560\" height=\"315\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/txpt-GRDGYg\" frameborder=\"0\" gesture=\"media\" allow=\"encrypted-media\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eDiscover the 28 fundamental beliefs of the Founding Fathers which they said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desired peace, prosperity, and freedom.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan class=\"red\"\u003eThese beliefs have made possible more progress in 200 years than was made previously in over 5,000 years. \u003c\/span\u003eThus the title \"\u003cem\u003eThe 5,000 Year Leap\u003c\/em\u003e\".\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe following is a brief overview of the principles found in \u003cem class=\"blue\"\u003eThe 5,000 Year Leap\u003c\/em\u003e, and one chapter is devoted to each of these 28 principles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 1 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe only reliable basis for sound government and just human relations is Natural Law.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNatural law is God's law. There are certain laws which govern the entire universe, and just as Thomas Jefferson said in the Declaration of Independence, there are laws which govern in the affairs of men which are \"the laws of nature and of nature's God.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 2 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free people cannot survive under a republican constitution unless they remain virtuous and morally strong.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.\" - Benjamin Franklin\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 3 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe most promising method of securing a virtuous people is to elect virtuous leaders.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of his country who tries most to promote its virtue, and who ... will not suffer a man to be chosen into any office of power and trust who is not a wise and virtuous man.\" - Samuel Adams\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 4 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eWithout religion the government of a free people cannot be maintained.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.... And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion.\" - George Washington\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 5 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eAll things were created by God, therefore upon him all mankind are equally dependent, and to him they are equally responsible \u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe American Founding Fathers considered the existence of the Creator as the most fundamental premise underlying all self-evident truth. They felt a person who boasted he or she was an atheist had just simply failed to apply his or her divine capacity for reason and observation.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 6 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eAll mankind were created equal.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Founders knew that in these three ways, all mankind are theoretically treated as:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003col\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eEqual before God.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eEqual before the law.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eEqual in their rights.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ol\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 7 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe proper role of government is to protect equal rights, not provide equal things.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Founders recognized that the people cannot delegate to their government any power except that which they have the lawful right to exercise themselves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 8 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eMankind are endowed by God with certain unalienable rights.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Those rights, then, which God and nature have established, and are therefore called natural rights, such as are life and liberty, need not the aid of human laws to be more effectually invested in every man than they are; neither do they receive any additional strength when declared by the municipal [or state] laws to be inviolable. On the contrary, no human legislation has power to abridge or destroy them, unless the owner [of the right] shall himself commit some act that amounts to a forfeiture.\" - William Blackstone\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 9 - \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eTo protect human rights, God has revealed a code of divine law.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The doctrines thus delivered we call the revealed or divine law, and they are to be found only in the Holy Scriptures. These precepts, when revealed, are found by comparison to be really a part of the original law of nature, as they tend in all their consequences to man's felicity.\" - William Blackstone\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 10 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe God-given right to govern is vested in the sovereign authority of the whole people.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The fabric of American empire ought to rest on the solid basis of the consent of the people. The streams of national power ought to flow immediately from that pure, original fountain of all legislative authority.\" - Alexander Hamilton\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 11 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe majority of the people may alter or abolish a government which has become tyrannical.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes ... but when a long train of abuses and usurpations ... evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security.\" - Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 12 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe United States of America shall be a republic.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America\u003cbr\u003e And to the \u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003erepublic \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003efor which it stands....\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 13 \u003c\/strong\u003e- A Constitution should protect the people from the frailties of their rulers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.... [But lacking these] you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.\" - James Madison\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 14 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eLife \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003eand liberty are secure only so long as the rights of property are secure \u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJohn Locke reasoned that God gave the earth and everything in it to the whole human family as a gift. Therefore the land, the sea, the acorns in the forest, the deer feeding in the meadow belong to everyone \"in common.\" However, the moment someone takes the trouble to change something from its original state of nature, that person has added his ingenuity or labor to make that change. Herein lies the secret to the origin of \"property rights.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 15 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe highest level of prosperity occurs when there is a free-market economy and a minimum of government regulations.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eProsperity depends upon a climate of wholesome stimulation with four basic freedoms in operation:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003col\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to try.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to buy.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to sell.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Freedom to fail.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ol\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 16 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe government should be separated into three branches \u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"I call you to witness that I was the first member of the Congress who ventured to come out in public, as I did in January 1776, in my Thoughts on Government ... in favor of a government with three branches and an independent judiciary. This pamphlet, you know, was very unpopular. No man appeared in public to support it but yourself.\" - John Adams\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 17 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA system of checks and balances should be adopted to prevent the abuse of power by the different branches of government.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"It will not be denied that power is of an encroaching nature and that it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it.\" - James Madison\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 18 - \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe unalienable rights of the people are most likely to be preserved if the principles of government are set forth in a written Constitution.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe structure of the American system is set forth in the Constitution of the United States and the only weaknesses which have appeared are those which were allowed to creep in despite the Constitution.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 19 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eOnly limited and carefully defined powers should be delegated to government, all others being retained by the people.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Tenth Amendment is the most widely violated provision of the bill of rights. If it had been respected and enforced America would be an amazingly different country than it is today. This amendment provides:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 20 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eEfficiency and dispatch require that the government operate according to the will of the majority, but constitutional provisions must be made to protect the rights of the minority.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"Every man, by consenting with others to make one body politic under one government, puts himself under an obligation to every one of that society to submit to the determination of the majority, and to be concluded [bound] by it.\" - John Locke\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 21 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eStrong local self-government is the keystone to preserving human freedom.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The way to have good and safe government is not to trust it all to one, but to divide it among the many, distributing to every one exactly the functions he is competent [to perform best]. - Thomas Jefferson\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 22 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free people should be governed by law and not by the whims of men.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings, capable of laws, where there is no law there is no freedom. For liberty is to be free from restraint and violence of others, which cannot be where there is no law.\" - John Locke\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 23 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free society cannot survive as a republic without a broad program of general education.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"They made an early provision by law that every town consisting of so many families should be always furnished with a grammar school. They made it a crime for such a town to be destitute of a grammar schoolmaster for a few months, and subjected it to a heavy penalty. So that the education of all ranks of people was made the care and expense of the public, in a manner that I believe has been unknown to any other people, ancient or modern. The consequences of these establishments we see and feel every day [written in 1765]. A native of America who cannot read and write is as rare ... as a comet or an earthquake.\" John Adams\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 24 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eA free people will not survive unless they stay strong.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.\" - George Washington\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 25 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003e\"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none.\"- \u003c\/em\u003eThomas Jefferson, given in his first inaugural address.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 26 - \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe core unit which determines the strength of any society is the family; therefore the government should foster and protect its integrity.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"There is certainly no country in the world where the tie of marriage is more respected than in America, or where conjugal happiness is more highly or worthily appreciated.\" Alexis de Tocqueville\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 27 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe burden of debt is as destructive to human freedom as subjugation by conquest.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"We are bound to defray expenses [of the war] within our own time, and are unauthorized to burden posterity with them.... We shall all consider ourselves morally bound to pay them ourselves and consequently within the life [expectancy] of the majority.\" - Thomas Jefferson\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrinciple 28 \u003c\/strong\u003e- \u003cem\u003eThe United States has a manifest destiny to be an example and a blessing to the entire human race.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Founders sensed from the very beginning that they were on a divine mission. Their great disappointment was that it didn't all come to pass in their day, but they knew that someday it would. John Adams wrote:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in Providence for the illumination of the ignorant, and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e"}
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The 5000 Year Leap – A Miracle that Changed the World (book)

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Discover the 28 fundamental beliefs of the Founding Fathers which they said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desired peace, prosperity, and freedom. Discover the 28 fundamental beliefs of the Founding Fathers which they said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desired peace, prosperity, and freedom. Thes...


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The Making of America
The Making of America
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The Making of America

The Making of America

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“The Making of America is about the world’s greatest political success formula. In a little over a century, this formula allowed a small segment of the human family — less than 6 percent — to become the richest nation on earth. It allowed them to originate more than half of the world’s total production and enjoy the highest standard of living in...


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The Miracle of America - Birth of a Nation

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The Miracle of America, Birth of a Nation is a profound collaboration of fine art photography and history that will touch the heart and inspire all readers to stand up and make their voices heard for freedom. The Miracle of America, Birth of a Nation is a profound collaboration of fine art photography and history that will touch the heart and in...


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Real George Washington
Real George Washington
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Real George Washington

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See all books in this series Why, after two centuries, does George Washington remain one of the most beloved figures in our history? The Real George Washington Answers that question by giving us a close look at this man who became the “father of our country” and the first American President. Why, after two centuries, does George Washington remai...


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Real Thomas Jefferson
Real Thomas Jefferson
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Real Thomas Jefferson

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See all books in this series The Real Thomas Jefferson lets you meet the man as he really was—rather than as interpreted by historians. The book tells much of his exciting story in his own words. “ Jefferson is the central figure in American history, and … he may yet prove to be the central figure in modern history.” So stated noted historian He...


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