The Democracy That Wasn’t

“Doctor, what have we got? A republic or a monarchy?” — Elizabeth Willing Powell

“A republic, if you can keep it.” — Ben Franklin

The above exchange allegedly took place in 1787 when Ben Franklin walked out of Independence Hall at the Constitutional Convention. A Republic, which the Framers…

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William Spivey

William Spivey

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