A Classic Work on America’s OriginsrnE PLURIBUS UIHUNrnTHE FORMATION OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC, 1 7 7 6 – 1 7 9 0rnBy Forrest McDonaldrnHaving won independence from England, the American coloniesrnfaced a new question: Would they politically become one nation orrnwould they not? E Pluribus Unum is a learned and spirited look atrnhow that momentous question came to be answered.rnThat the American people conceived a governmental system ablernto check the revolutionary forces unleashed in their quest ofrnindependence was, writes Forrest McDonald, “the miracle of thernage. . . . The French, the Russians, the Italians, the Germans, allrnthe planet’s peoples in their turn would become so unrestrained asrnto lose contact with sanity. The Americans might have suffered arnsimilar history had they followed the lead of those who, in 1787 orrn1788, spoke in the name . . . of popular Yights.’ But there were •rngiants on the earth in those days, and they spoke in the name of the nation.” Thernauthor has been a Jefferson Lecturer for the National Endowment for the Humanities.rn386 pages. Prefaces, extensive notes, index.rnHardcover $12.00 0-913966-58-4rnPaperback $ 5.00 0-913966-59-2rn”Conceived in Liberty” •rnFor a nation “conceived in liberty,” the study of the ideal of a society of free andrnresponsible individuals is a never-ending obligation. Tb encourage thisrndeliberation. Liberty Flind—a private educational foundation established in 1960—rnmakes available a wide range of outstanding books. In keeping with the Fund’srnmission, books are both beautifully produced and priced to ensure their availability tornall serious readers. Each title explores some aspect of the interrelationship of libertyrnand responsibility in individual life, society, governance, or economics. Accordingly,rnour publications include the works of Adam Smith, David Hume, Lord Acton, Ludwigrnvon Mises, Noble laureates FA. Hayek and James Buchanan, crucial political writingsrnof the American founding era, and other landmark works in philosophy, law, social andrnpolitical thought, and education. We invite you to request a free copy of our catalogue.rnCall 800-955-8335 T .i ,^. l5^ mc, We payrnF^ax 317-579-6060 L l D C n y r U n C J UPS shippingrnor write: ISBEaBSS^B^^^^^ on prepaid orders.rn8335 Allison Pointe TYail, Suite 300,rnDept. CHR7, Indianapolis, IN 46250rnExplore Liberty Fund’s catalogue on the World Wide Web atrnwww.Libertyfund.orgrnrnrn