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Rothbard, Conceived in Liberty, vol. 4, The Revolutionary War, 1775–1784 (Auburn, AL: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 1999, orig. 1979), p. 184.  When the decision was finally made to accept blacks as full citizens, the founders' principles provided the theoretical foundation. Leaders of both the Patriots and the Loyalists were men of educated, propertied classes. In other words, our government was created by and for "sovereigns" — the free citizens who were deemed the highest authority.
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