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Quotation of the day on declaring freedom from an oppressive government that restricted trade, among other grievances…. – Publications – AEI

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AEI Quotation of the day on declaring freedom from an oppressive government that restricted trade, among other grievances…. …. is from Thomas Jefferson, primary author of the Declaration of Independence, when he was 33 years old: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—that to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; That whenever any Form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers

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Quotation of the day on declaring freedom from an oppressive government that restricted trade, among other grievances….

Quotation of the day on declaring freedom from an oppressive government that restricted trade, among other grievances…. - Publications – AEI

…. is from Thomas Jefferson, primary author of the Declaration of Independence, when he was 33 years old:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—that to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; That whenever any Form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.

Quotation of the day on declaring freedom from an oppressive government that restricted trade, among other grievances….
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Mark J. Perry is concurrently a scholar at AEI and a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan’s Flint campus. He is best known as the creator and editor of the popular economics blog Carpe Diem. At AEI, Perry writes about economic and financial issues for American.com and the AEIdeas blog.

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