Alison L. LaCroix (Chicago): What If Madison Had Won? Imagining a Constitutional World of Legislative Supremacy. Derek A. Webb (Stanford): The Original Meaning of Civility: Democratic Deliberation at the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention. The introduction to The Story of America: Essays on Origins by Jill Lepore (and more). From Common-place, Patrick Spero reviews Founding Rivals: Madison vs. Monroe, The Bill of Rights, and the Election that Saved a Nation by Chris DeRose. From City Journal, Myron Magnet on the Americanness of the American Revolution: Why the Founders succeeded. David V. Johnson interviews William Hogeland, author of Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation (and more). Gordon S. Wood reviews The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy by Thomas K. McCraw. Henry Wiencek reviews Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham. Nicholas Guyatt reviews The Amistad Rebellion: The Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom by Marcus Rediker.

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