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Any changes to the Articles might become effective only if they were ratified in convention by the citizens of the separate States. Whatever their partial (and largely implicit) acceptance of the principle of ethical egoism, they remained explicitly within the standard European tradition, avowing their primary allegiance to a moral code stressing philanthropic service and social duty. Having conducted these states to independence and peace, he now appears to assist in framing a Government to make the People happy.

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