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Famous Quote from Thomas Jefferson,

"If a Nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.... If we are to guard against ignorance and remain free, it is the responsibility of every American to be informed."


Thomas Jefferson (more quotes by Thomas Jefferson or books by/about Thomas Jefferson)

(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President


letter to Col. Charles Yancey, January 6, 1816


America, Defense, Freedom, Ignorance, Knowledge, Liberty, President, Responsibility, Security, Self-Reliance


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