You’re Disorderly

Horatio Greenough's statue of a shirtless George Washington, turning a sword over to the American people
Horatio Greenough’s 1832 statue of a shirtless George Washington. Like the hero of the Roman Republic Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, artists often depict Washington turning over his sword to the people of his republic

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Race & Inequality in U.S. History

  • On Northern segregation see Yelena Bailey, How the Streets Were Made: Housing Segregation and Black Life in America (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020), Ch. 1. eBook at
  • Other information in this section can be found in any solid textbook on U.S. history written by historians.

Washington & Jefferson on the Society of the Cincinnati

Versailles’ Alternate Universe

  • Most of this information comes from Warren H. Lewis, The Splendid Century (Prospect Heights: IL: Waveland Press, 1953).

Religious justification of Divine Right: See

  • Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, “On Divine Right” in Walter D,. Ward and Denis Gainty, Sources of World Societies, Vol. 2: Since 1450 (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012), 32–25.

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