The New Rose and Crown Readers' Library
Free-/Re-/E-prints in the spirit of Henry Fetherstone, George and Catherine Thomason's Rose and Crown, housed in St. Paul's Churchyard, London, century 17, A.D.
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List of America's Overseas Wars and Invasions (1+ per year between 1798-1993)

List of America’s Overseas Wars and Invasions (1+ per year between 1798-1993)

Addenda to and commentary on Ellen C. Collier's "Instances of use of United States Forces Abroad, 1798-1993"
Theodore Roosevelt's 1918 Wartime Essay: "Lincoln And Free Speech"

Theodore Roosevelt’s 1918 Wartime Essay: “Lincoln And Free Speech”

LINCOLN AND FREE SPEECH PATRIOTISM means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President or any other public official save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him in so far as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic...
Flumo Forges A Cutlass

Flumo Forges A Cutlass

Flumo Forges A Cutlass In The 1981 U.N. "year Of The Disabled" And Its Implications For Rehabilitation Of Amputees And Paraplegics In 1991(Or, We Pray, In 2002) Post-War Liberia

“Do You Feel a Draft?: An Historical Perspective on Rights in Times of Politically Created Hysteria”

"You don't need to be a weatherman to know which way the wind blows", especially when "liberals" in the media [The Washington Post, David Broder (Nov. 4), Anna Quindlen (Nov. 5), and many others subsequently] suddenly start singing in concert. And what is their song?: that America should again embrace the draft, conscription, or...
The Peace Symbol's Meaning, and Peace?

The Peace Symbol’s Meaning, and Peace?

Gordon C. Thomasson © 1991, 2003 As conflicts threaten around the world, following President Bush’s proclamation of pre-emptive warfare (to say nothing of his threatening first-strike use of nuclear weapons), peace and anti-war movements will gain strength.  This increasingly will be true if/when the Bush administration seeks to re-institute a draft to replace worn-out, wounded...
Six New Queries

Six New Queries

I. Whether or no, any rational man of England, can or may expect any good from a Parliament, when an Armyis in power at the same time in the Nation? II. Whether or no, a Parliament Constituted as the last was (before the Soldiers dissolved it) deserves any other Name, Title, or Appellation, then the Rump; And whether any one will, or dare...