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The sad irony of all this is that 99.9% of the American people are woefully ignorant of these truths. Of the 390 English captives ransomed from Algiers in 1680, eleven were residents of New England and New York. The cause is the same: the growth of collectivism and statism. The 55 members of the Constitutional Convention are among the most important Founding Fathers of the United States because they proposed the ideas for the Constitution, debated their merit and wrote the final document.

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