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Historically speaking, the most obvious and most decisive distinction between the American and the French Revolutions was that the ...
Burke and Adams had much in common. Adams read Burke's Philosophical Inquiry, for example, as part of his preparation for life and ...
The Revolution was effected before the War commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their ...
The heritage of the American Revolution is forgotten, and the American government, for better and for worse, has entered into the ...
During the late war [the American Revolution] I had an infallible rule for deciding what [Great Britain] would do on every occasio ...
Long accustomed to the use of European manufactures, [the Cherokee Indians] are as incapable of returning to their habits of skins ...
The Civil War divided a nation, whereas the American Revolution created and unified it. The Civil War exposed our vilest flaws, wh ...
In comparison to the French Revolution, the American Revolution has come to seem a parochial and rather dull event. This, despite ...
The makers of the American Revolution had been quite content to work with man as he is, shaped by traditional kinship, local, and ...
When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away.
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