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Works of Fisher Ames.

Ames, Fisher

Works of Fisher Ames.

With a selection from his speeches and correspondence.

by Ames, Fisher

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1809

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEd. by his son, Seth Ames.
    SeriesAmerican culture series -- 311.7.
    ContributionsAmes, Seth, 1805-1881., Kirkland, John Thornton, 1770-1840.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17496687M
    OCLC/WorldCa6777409

      The legacy of Fisher Ames. Fisher Ames died of an unknown infirmity at the age of 50 on the 4 th of July, , 32 years to the day after his beloved nation had declared its independence from England. He had served four terms in the House, retiring at the age of I take that back. Found it in Works of Fisher Ames (), but it appears that Ames wasn't actually referring to books that students read in school, but with which they are educated in the home. bd T , 12 November (UTC) Striving for accuracy.

      Its morals are pure, its examples captivating and noble. The reverence for the sacred book, that is thus early impressed, lasts long ; and, probably, if not impressed in infancy, never takes firm hold of the mind." ~ Published in Palladium (January ) Reported in Fisher Ames, John Thornton Kirkland, Works of Fisher Ames (), p. Ames' walking sticks evidence his many interests, and are decorated with chains, animals, and the diamonds, moon, crosses, trefoils and other shapes that represented specific corps in the Civil War. Levi Fisher Ames firmly believed that his body of work needed to be seen as a comprehensive group in order to be understood and fully appreciated.

      Fisher Ames “A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction.” American Minute with Bill Federer: He sat next to George Washington in the pew at St. Paul’s Chapel in New York during the religious service following Washington’s Presidential Inauguration. He helped ratify the U.S. Constitution. His name was Fisher Ames. The reverence for the sacred book, that is thus early impressed, lasts long; and, probably, if not impressed in infancy, never takes firm hold of the mind. Fisher Ames — Published in Palladium (January ), reported in Fisher Ames, John Thornton Kirkland, Works of Fisher Ames (), p.


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Allen. American Founding American History Political Thought. Fisher Ames was a leading New England Federalist and sublime critic of Jacobin Democracy and the French Revolution. During the presidency of George Washington, he was the.

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Fisher Ames was a leading New England Federalist and sublime critic of Jacobin Democracy and the French Revolution.

During the presidency of George Washington, he was the leader of his party in the House of Representatives. Ames was active in public life from through and was instrumental in one drafting of the First Amendment to the Constitution.

Genre/Form: Personal correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ames, Fisher, Works of Fisher Ames. Indianapolis: Liberty Classics,   Works of Fisher Ames by Ames, Fisher; 9 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Correspondence, Statesmen, Accessible book; Places.

"This handsome edition of Fisher Ames's work is essential reading for all students of the early American republic."--Journal of the Early Republic. Fisher Ames was a leading New England Federalist and sublime critic of Jacobin Democracy and the French Revolution.

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These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way. The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and ignorant believe to be liberty.'.

Fisher Ames (Ap – July 4, ) was a Representative in the United States Congress from Massachusetts. Quotes []. The House is composed of very good men, not shining, but honest and reasonably well-informed, and in time they will be found to improve, and not to be much inferior in eloquence, science, and dignity, to the British Commons.

Fisher Ames, (born April 9,Dedham, Mass. [U.S.]—died July 4,Dedham), American essayist and Federalist politician of the s who was an archopponent of Jeffersonian democracy. After graduating from Harvard College inAmes taught school for five years before turning to law, and in he was admitted to the ting the drive for a new, more powerful.

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Fisher Ames, of Dedham in Massachusetts, was a lifelong champion of private property, and of an economy unhampered by government intervention.

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We're starting to put more and more textbooks into our schools. We've become.Fisher Ames commented in “The Dangers of American Liberty,” (published in Works of Fisher Ames: with a selection from his speeches and correspondence, Boston: Little, Brown & Co.,pp.

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