Restoring the Republic

A history textbook used by thousands of college freshmen for the last twenty years tells fledgling citizens that democracy is the system of government which "trusts the average man to free himself from tradition, prejudice, habit, and by free discussion come to a rational conclusion."
Clyde Wilson

Clyde Wilson

Clyde N. Wilson is a contributing editor to Chronicles. A retired professor of history at the University of South Carolina, he is the author of numerous books, including Carolina Cavalier: The Life and Mind of James Johnston...

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