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"It is often said that America 'invented' democracy. This view is, of course, an understatement; America invented not only democracy, but freedom, justice, liberty, and 'time-sharing.'" Chap. 1, p. 1

"Democracy needed a fresh start - heart and idealistic champions who would strike out for a new world, willing to risk everything for the principles of equality, liberty, justice ... and slaves. We'd need some slaves and guns. But we're getting ahead of ourselves. A new world awaited." Chap. 1, p. 11

"The Declaration of Independence was signed an announced on July 4th, 1776. A new nation was born. The Founding Fathers could now retire back to their respective states, knowing that all that was left to achieve was for their untrained militias to engage and defeat the most powerful empire the world had ever seen." Chap. 2, p. 27

"The Founders prayed only that this Constitution be ratified, respected and upheld ... and that nobody...

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