FOUNDERS v. BUSH:

a Comparison in Quotations of the Policies and Politics
of the Founding Fathers and George W. Bush


    Principal Sources


    Franklin, Writings - refers to The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, ed. Albert H. Smyth, 10 vol., Macmillan, (New York: 1905)

    Franklin, Works - refers to The Works of Benjamin Franklin; containing Several Political and Historical Tracts not Included in any Former Edition, and Many Letters Official and Private not hitherto Published; with Notes and A Life of the Author, edited by Jared Sparks, (Boston: Hilliard Gray, 1840)

    Washington, Writings - refers to The Writings of George Washington, ed. Jared Sparks, ( American Stationers Company, 1837)

    Adams, Papers - refers to The John Adams Papers, ed. Frank Donovan (Dodd, Mead, 1965)

    Adams, Works -- refers to The Works of John Adams, by his Grandson Charles Francis Adams (Little Brown and Company, 1851)

    ME - refers to The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, (Memorial Edition) ed. Lipscomb and Bergh

    FE - refers to The Works of Thomas Jefferson, (Federal Edition) ed. Paul L. Ford (New York and London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904-05). 12 vols.

    Madison Writings - refers to The Writings of James Madison, edited by Gaillard Hunt (New York: G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1900-10)

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    Madison, Papers, - refers to Papers of James Madison, ed. Robert Rutland, et al. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1962)

    Madison, “Detached Memoranda” - refers to a series of handwritten documents discovered in 1946 among the papers of Madison scholar William Cabell Rives. Undated, they are believed to have been written somewhere between 1817 and 1832. The document was published by Elizabeth Fleet in the William and Mary Quarterly of October 1946.

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    Hamilton, Writings - refers to Alexander Hamilton: Writings, ed. Joanne B. Freeman, (The Library of America edition 2001)

    Hamilton, Papers - refers to The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (27 vol., Columbia University Press, 1961–87); eds. Harold C. Syrett, Jacob E. Cooke, and Barbara Chernow

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    Online

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