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Source link: http://archive.mises.org/5938/conceived-in-liberty-volume-4/

Conceived in Liberty, Volume 4

November 26, 2006 by

Conceived in Liberty, Volume 4: The Revolutionary War, by Murray Rothbard, full text in PDF

Unquestionably the most important political event of the latter years of the war was the final ratification of the Articles of Confederation. Like many other fateful political and economic changes made at the end of the war, this measure, put through as a wartime necessity, became effective only in time of peace. For American radicals, this represented a disastrous cultural lag between the social conditions that had arisen and the institutions that were established for very different times and purposes.

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