The distinguishing feature of our American governmental system is the freedom of the individual; it is quite as important to prevent his being oppressed by many men as it is to save him from the tyranny of one.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) US President (1901-1909)
Thomas H. Benton, ch. 6 (1886)

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