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My philosophical ideas influence Thomas Jefferson and his drafting of the Declaration of Independence.
I wrote, “That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, and to institute new Government….”
I negotiated a Treaty of Alliance with France.
I became the pattern for all of the Presidents who came after me.
While I had no biological children of my own, I am given the credit for being a father. My “child” was born on September 17, 1787.
I opposed ratification of the Constitution and believed that liberty was more important to me than my very life.
An unintended consequence of my invention was the slavery-based “cotton kingdom” in the Deep South.
I personified the “democratic spirit” of the age by challenging the economic elite
As the editor of The Liberator, I believed that slavery violated Christian principles and should be ended NOW.
I believed that the US Government was a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.”
Even though I led the Southern Army in a losing cause, I urged Southerners to reconcile and rejoin the United States
I was a former slave who became a prominent abolitionist who urged Lincoln to recruit enslaved African Americans to fight in the Union.
I succeeded when most Union General failed.
While I did not really exist in the flesh, I made the life of African Americans miserable.
I believed that education was meaningless without equality and was a founder of the NAACP.
I opened the door to fair and open trade for all nations with China.
I believed that a League of Nations would prevent future wars. The Senate did not.
I believed that lending war supplies to England was like “lending a garden hose to a next-door neighbor whose house is on fire.”
I wanted to contain communism and keep it from spreading.
Under my command I began the liberation of Western Europe and the end of Hitler.
The Soviet Leadership and I had a staring contest over Cuba missiles. They blinked first.
I challenged moral legitimacy of the Soviet Union.
Fall of communism in Eastern Europe happened during my watch
I was on the NAACP Legal Defense Team in the Supreme Court Case Brown v Board of Education.
I played an important role in the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
I went around and around and around the earth faster than anyone else before me.
I brought the war in Vietnam to an end, but that was just water under the gate.

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