High School Network – Resources for Students

FIRE High School Network

Resources

Reading

Plato, Apology, Republic, Symposium, Laws

Aristotle, Politics, Rhetoric, and Nicomachean Ethics

Euclid’s Elements

John Milton, Areopagitica

John Locke, A Letter Concerning Toleration

Selections from Cato’s Letters

Autobiography of Ben Franklin

John Stuart Mill “On Liberty”

Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers

Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.

Selections from the Old and New Testaments

Magna Carta (1215)

Mayflower Compact (1620)

The Declaration of Independence (1776)

The Articles of Confederation (1777)

The Constitution of the United States (1787)

The Bill of Rights (1791)

Friedrich Hayek’s Constitution of Liberty and Road to Serfdom

Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Gulag Archipelago