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The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life ... - Page 290
by Charles Francis Adams - 1865
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The Political Science of John Adams: A Study in the Theory of Mixed ...

Correa Moylan Walsh - United States - 1915 - 374 pages
...turn, against both kings and nobles" (118). For Adams, this is enough. He expresses contentment with "a constitution in which the people reserve to themselves...legislature, and the inquest of grievances and state crimes" (v. 290). "The people," he says, "have liberty to make use of that reason and understanding God hath...
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