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If men are to be…

26 Mar

"Samuel Adams and the Massachusetts Charter" by John Singleton Copley

“If men are to be precluded from offering their sentiments on a matter which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences that can invite the consideration of mankind, reason is of no use to us; the freedom of speech may be taken away, and dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” George Washington’s Address to Officers of the Army, March 15, 1783)

Read: Copley’s Portrait of Samuel Adams

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Posted by on March 26, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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