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The Illegal Quasi-Government in Washington D. The introduction also acknowledges that the reason for independence must be of reasonable terms. George Clymer was an American politician and Founding Father. George Washington as a "Lieut Genl. in the King of Prussia's service," who was fired with " Zeal for our cause. Something else was also decisive in causing the 56 "founding fathers" -- who represented a different set of economic interests than most Americans -- to declare independence from England.

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