Article. IV. (The States)
Section. 4. (Republican Government)
The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened), against domestic Violence.
Rand Paul – We are a Republic – not a Democracy
“Why the US is NOT a Democracy And Shouldn’t Be” By Michael Munger (1/8)
“Why the US is NOT a Democracy And Shouldn’t Be” By Michael Munger (3/8)
- The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription – The National Archives
- United States Constitution: Texts, Commentaries, Historical Texts and Judicial Decisions – Law Library of Congress
- CRS Annotated Constitution
- The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation – FDsys
- Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation, Govinfo.gov
- Section 4: Obligations of the United States – Wikipedia
- Section 4. Obligations of United States to States – Findlaw
- James Madison, Father of the Constitution
- Federalist 51 – Wikipedia | Text
- Democracy is a Means, Not an End – Michael Munger
A free download of our Pocket Constitution is available on Scribd.
Article IV for Dummies: Full Faith and Credit Explained
The Full Faith and Credit Clause: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution
Secession Debated: Georgia’s Showdown in 1860
On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820-1870
Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison, and the Creation of the American Republic
The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World
The American Patriot’s Almanac: Daily Readings on America
Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People
The Federalist Papers
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
The Essential American: 25 Documents and Speeches Every American Should Own
The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk by Losing It
Logical Foundations of Constitutional Liberty
The Reason of Rules: Constitutional Political Economy
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice
For more than 40 years, TheCapitol.Net and its predecessor, Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences, have been teaching professionals from government, military, business, and NGOs about the dynamics and operations of the legislative and executive branches and how to work with them.
Our custom on-site and online training, publications, and audio courses include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more.
TheCapitol.Net is on the GSA Schedule, MAS, for custom on-site and online training. GSA Contract GS02F0192X
TheCapitol.Net is a non-partisan small business.
Teaching how Washington and Congress work ™