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Quote from John Jay,

"The people are Sovereign.
... at the Revolution, the sovereignty devolved on the people;
and they are truly the sovereigns of the country,
but they are sovereigns without subjects...
with none to govern but themselves;
the citizens of America are equal as fellow citizens,
and as joint tenants in the sovereignty."


John Jay (more quotes by John Jay or books by/about John Jay)

(1745-1829) first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, First President of the United States - preceding George Washington,
one of three men most responsible for the US Constitution


Chisholm v. Georgia, (US) 2 Dall 419, 454, 1 L Ed 440, 455 @Dall 1793 pp471-472


America, Equality, Liberty, Responsibility, Revolution, Sovereignty


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