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The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered ... deeply ... finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
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George Washington

1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)

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