Ancient Books
Politics, Philosophy & Liberty

   Welcome to Ancient Books about politics, philosophy and Liberty. In other words, what is usually banned from discussion in your local pub or watering hole. So then the fish aren't bitting and your sitting around, grab your smart phone and read a profound book from the ancients. This collection of important ancient books have influenced mankind and the forfarthers who created the Constitution of the United States. These books were selected with the emphasize on political philosophy that have profound repercussions in ethics and politics.

Ancient Books List
by Author

Browne-Religio Medici
Bruno-The Heroic Enthusiasts Part1
Bunyan-The Pilgrims Progress
Clausewitz-On War
Darwin-The Voyage Of The Beagle
Descartes-The Discourse on Method
Franklin-The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin
Goldman-Anarchism And Other Essays
Hume-An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Lao-Tse -The Tao Teh King
Laski-Political Thought In England From Locke To Bentham
Locke-Second Treatise Of Government
Machiavelli-The Art Of War
Machiavelli-The Prince
Marx-Manifesto Of The Communist Party
Marx-Selected Essays
Mill-Autobiography On Liberty
Mill-Considerations On Representative Government
Mill-Essays On Some Unsettled Questions Of Political Economy
Penn-Fruits Of Solitude
Pike-Morals and Dogma
SunTzu-The Art Of War
Voltaire-Letters On England

The United States of America

The Declaration Of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire. John Adams put forth a resolution earlier in the year which made a formal declaration inevitable.

The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay to promote the ratification of the United States Constitution.

The Magna Carta is a charter of rights agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215.

The United States Bill Of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. These limitations serve to protect the natural rights of liberty and property. They guarantee a number of personal freedoms, limit the government's power in judicial and other proceedings, and reserve some powers to the states and the public.

The Constitution Of The United States Of America 1787 is the supreme law of the United States of America. The first three Articles of the Constitution establish the rules and separate powers of the three branches of the federal government: a legislature, the bicameral Congress; an executive branch led by the President; and a federal judiciary headed by the Supreme Court. The Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787, by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and ratified by conventions in eleven states. The first ten amendments are known as the Bill of Rights. The Constitution has been amended seventeen times (for a total of 27 amendments) and its principles are applied in courts of law by judicial review. The Constitution guides American society in law and political culture. It is the oldest charter of supreme law in continuous use, and it influenced later international figures establishing national constitutions. Recent impulses for reform center on concerns for extending democracy and balancing the Federal budget.

Robert-Roberts Rules Of Order is a Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies. Since 1876 this has been the authoritative guide to conducting “the business of societies, conventions, and other deliberative assemblies.”




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