The Revolution was affected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people …. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution.

John Adams (1735-1826) American lawyer, Founding Father, statesman, US President (1797-1801)
Letter to Hezekiah Niles (13 Feb. 1818)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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