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Madison and was remembered as the principal founder of the U. Reason unrestrained and unguided by history and experience proved unable to establish stable government or to secure liberty in France. He married Catherine van Brugh, the only daughter of Albany mayor Pieter Van Brugh. S. and France in 1798 and lasted until 1800, when a peace treaty was signed. On September 17 (Constitution Day), 1961, John Birch Society founder Robert Welch delivered an important speech, entitled "Republics and Democracies," in which he proclaimed: "This is a Republic, not a Democracy.

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