Quotes: inheritances

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  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
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    The categories within which the colonists thought about the social foundations of politics were inheritances from classical antiquity, reshaped by seventeenth century English thought.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. VI, THE CONTAGION OF LIBERTY, p. 273
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