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Founding Fathers, the most prominent statesmen of America’s Revolutionary generation, responsible for the successful war for colonial independence from Great Britain, the liberal ideas celebrated in the Declaration of Independence, and the republican form of government defined in the United States Constitution. We have lots of great Revolutionary War Quotes for you from the time of the American Revolution and Beyond! Industrialization was rapidly changing familiar social roles. Early in life, Chase was a “firebrand” states-righter and revolutionary.

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