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James Madison: Founding Father Quote




James Madison Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 324 details Share on Google+ - Quote 324 Linked In Share Button - Quote 324 Government is instituted to protect property of every sort; as well that which lies in the various rights of individuals, as that which the term particularly expresses. This being the end of government, that alone is a just government which impartially secures to every man whatever is his own.

James Madison: Essay on Property, March 29, 1792



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