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Common Sense by Thomas Paine
The pamphlet that helped start the American Revolution. Published in January, 1776.
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Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
An important discussion on why America is so special by an author from France, 1838 and 1840
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Excellent free collection of Founding documents and the Constitution (Hillsdale College)
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