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from Benjamin Franklin: "democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!"

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Did john burgoyne have any famous quotes?

Major General John Burgoyne does not have any famous quotes that are on the level of quotes from the likes of Patrick Henry or George Washington. He is credited for a few quotes about fighting tactics and bayonet use.

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What coercive power did the founding Fathers put in the Constitution to protect themselves fom the violence of the masses?

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What was the founding fathers view of human nature?

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