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Here again the need produced the invention. Status-conscious agrarians who became wealthy planters or "country gentlemen" paid the passage for tutor-scholars from England. The North also resorted to fiat money financing, but at only a 13 percent rate. If a bad government is impervious to improvement in terms of the two criteria, then the people have a right to revolution to change it, which is what Americans did through their War of Independence, 1775-1783. Follow one of these slaves along the Underground Railroad, a secret network of hiding places and brave people who helped runaway slaves reach freedom.

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Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions (May 25, 2011)

ISBN: 1241691916

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