Quotation by James Madison

Should ardent spirits be everywhere banished from the list of drinks, it will be a revolution not the least remarkable in this revolutionary age, and our country will have its full share in that as in other merits.
James Madison (1751–1836), U.S. president. Madison to A. Jackson, October 11, 1835. Madison Papers, Library of Congress.

Approving President Jackson's proposal for a temperance crusade.
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