JMI Book Club: James Madison In His Own Words

By Stephen Syfrett The JMI Summer Book Club met last week to discuss the latest in a series of essays from 50 core American documents: Federalist 10 by James Madison. In this essay Madison discusses the sources of factions, and…

The Declaration of Independence: The Words Heard Around the World

No American document has had a bigger global impact than the Declaration of Independence. By David Armitage Note: This article was originally published in The Wall Street Journal on July 3, 2014. The Declaration of Independence is the birth certificate…

Florida Frontiers: American Revolution’s past surfaces

By Ben Brotemarkle Every Fourth of July, Floridians celebrate Independence Day with cookouts, hometown parades and, of course, fireworks as America’s victory over the British in the American Revolution is commemorated. Not all American colonists supported the war, though. Many…

The Florida Days of Baseball Legend Ted Williams

By Brenton Morando If you were in search of a true American Hero, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who lives up to that title more than the late Ted Williams. Born in 1918, his incredible legacy is often…