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James Truslow Adams


The Dilemma of Edmund Ruffin

A prophet early in the nineteenth century, as he listened to the almost daily tale of new inventions ,and watched the output of goods magically multiply as they emerged from whirring machines instead of from skilful but slow human fingers, might have [...]

The Unity of the United States

When the Virginia Quarterly did me the honor to ask for an article for their anniversary issue the sailing directions from the Editor's desk were only that I should write on some phase of American history which particularly interested me at present. [...]