THE MAKING OF AMERICA Volumes One and Two by W. Cleon Skousen is the finest and most complete analysis of the Constitution available. It is written with. The United States of America has been blessed with the world’s greatest political success formula. In a little over a century, this formula allowed a small segment. Read “The Making of America The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution” by W. Cleon Skousen with Rakuten Kobo. The United States of America has.

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Every home in America should have it. These quotes establish what their original intent was when drafting the constitution.

It’s unfortunate today that the two major I don’t know how I could have a political opinion for national politics without reading this book first. I want to learn more about Anglo-Saxon common law and rate it more merit than when I read The Year Leap, but I still strongly doubt it was commonly applied as Skousen presents. The Making of America provides a wealth of material on the Founding Father’s intentions when drafting the American Constitution. Here he headed up the Student Alumni organization.

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At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. An important and inspiring study akerica anyone wishing to understand what makes America free and what principles and qualities are necessary to preserving freedom.

The Making of America: The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution

While he is very conservative, he seems to miss that the message to pull from the Constitution and its framing is not one of rights but of responsibilities. The footnotes are extensive. May 24, Lane Dockstader rated it it was amazing. Skousen applied and was hired as an FBI agent. In this book, we learn how the Founding Fathers discovered this success formula.


I didn’t read all of it, but it helped me understand more about what was happening at the time and the great document that the constitution really is.

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Eye opening to see how far we have strayed from original intentions and to see the damage the last few administrations have caused us! Feb 24, Kaleen rated it really liked it. I’m dubious of the accuracy, but just flipped through and started the biographies. There were many great insights as to how certain amendments were passed, quotes from the founders to understand their thoughts more fully and an interesting way of presenting the information.

The Communist Attack on U. One of the things I liked the most about this book was that Skousen managed to answer nearly every questions that popped up in my head as I read. Even selecting the summaries from that particular source shows Skousen’s uncritical desire americx build up these guys as united, inspired men.

The Debate thf the Constitution: See 1 question about The Making of America…. The Five Thousand Year Leap.

First of all, the scholarly background of Thomas Jefferson. Thick book with lots of additional sources to research as you read. Skousen served the FBI for 16 yearsand worked closely with J.


The Making of America: Volume One – W. Cleon Skousen

It taught me some amazing things about our US Constitution and I’m so grateful I had the opportunity to read it. During the past 69 years, they have raised 8 children and are the grandparents of 50 grandchildren and over 69 great-grandchildren.

Jun 08, Heidi rated it skoisen was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Making of Americaplease sign up. It will be well worth your while. It also mzking on how far astray we have gone from those original intents.

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Gospel Diamond Dust, Volume Two. I continue to be amazed at the wisdom of the founding fathers. He continued that assignment until his retirement in The Three Lives of James Madison. The amount of work he had to put into this book is phenominal. I still need to learn so much. It’s a biiiiiggggg book, but a good reference one to have in your library, especially if we’re going to have to defend our Constitution someday!

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