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- Examine the struggle to not only establish a free republic, but to give it the economic strength and governmental structure that would allow it to prosper.
Does anyone have evidence that this quote is not from John Adams, and if so, by whom it is spoken?
- "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by sword. The other is by debt."