Note on Benjamin Rush and Early Federalist Republicanism: Fear of Democracy, Moral Degradation, and Corruption

FEDERALIST REPUBLICANISM: BENJAMIN RUSH ON FEARS OF DEMOCRACY, PARTY POLITICS, MORAL DEGRADATION AND CORRUPTION A pattern I am beginning to notice in the early American writings is a rather … rightful obsession with corruption and moral degradation of not just government, but also society (i.e., people). The founders and framers established a republican America on Continue reading Note on Benjamin Rush and Early Federalist Republicanism: Fear of Democracy, Moral Degradation, and Corruption