||The Founding Fathers on Equality
|- ||George Washington, to/from the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island, 1790|
|- ||James Wilson, Of Man, as a Member of Society, from Lectures on Law, 1791|
|- ||Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, 28 Oct. 1813, excerpt|
|- ||James Madison, Note to His Speech on the Right of Suffrage, 1821||
|Washington: The Papers of George Washington, University of Virginia
Wilson, Jefferson, and Madison: The Founders' Constitution, University of Chicago Press
|Printing||If you choose to print these texts:
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- Length: 12 pages.
Equality section: The Founders' Constitution
Epilogue to entire site: "Securing the Republic"
Home page of The Founders' Constitution
Background and facsimile of Washington letter, from the Library of Congress
Background for students
Biography of James Wilson, from the National Archives
Full text of Jefferson's letter to Adams, from From Revolution to Reconstruction, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Life and presidencies, from The American President (PBS/WNET)
Other primary documents on equality issues:
Noah Webster, Miscellaneous Remarks on Divizions of Property,
from The Founders' Constitution
T. E. Burch, Appeal for Manhood Suffrage, Virginia, 1812,
from New River Notes, Arlington