The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce a special open house and Constitution Day lecture on Sunday, September 16, 4-6 pm. The event will take place at AHI headquarters, 21 West Park Row, Clinton, New York. AHI Executive Director Robert Paquette will share important news about AHI’s future initiatives and programming. AHI Charter Fellow Douglas Ambrose, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis ’38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at Hamilton College, will speak on “‘Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God’: Christian Republicanism and the American Revolution” at 5:00 p.m.
Professor Ambrose, the winner of multiple teaching awards, received his Ph.D. in history from the State University of New York at Binghamton. His books include The Many Faces of Alexander Hamilton (2006) and The Sweetness of Life: Southern Planters at Home (2017).
Professor Paquette, a prize-winning historian, is the co-author of The Denmark Vesey Affair: A Documentary History (2017), which recently received a Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award.
The event is open to the public. Hors d’oeuvres from Michael’s Restaurant and refreshments will be provided.