“Should a popular insurrection happen in one of the confederate states the others are able to quell it.
Should abuses creep into one part, they are reformed by those that remain sound.
Advertisement - story continues below
The state may be destroyed on one side, and not on the other; the confederacy may be dissolved, and the confederates preserve their sovereignty.”
– Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 9, “The Utility of the Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection,” Independent Journal, November 21, 1787; “
Facebook has greatly reduced the distribution of our stories in our readers' newsfeeds and is instead promoting mainstream media sources. When you share to your friends, however, you greatly help distribute our content. Please take a moment and consider sharing this article with your friends and family. Thank you.