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James Madison on Property

I am currently listening to a great course by historian Eric Daniels titled “Property Rights in American History.”  I am just finishing the first part, out of three, and he mentions a short essay by James Madison on Property.  The essay covers what property is and the government’s role in protecting it.  It is interesting to note how broadly property was defined by the founders.  Sadly the essay illustrates just read more