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Adams, John (1735-1826, designated as JA in The Adams Papers):

Opinions and Beliefs

Political Theory

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rulers and ruled7

a republic is “a government of laws, and not of men”2

PJA02

law of nations2

PJA02

checks in government1

PJA01
81

empire defined1

PJA02

“No simple Form of Government, can possibly secure Men against the Violences of Power”1

PJA01
83

“no unpopular measure in a free government . . . ought ever to pass”1

PJA02
269

republicanism1

PJA02
278

superiority of civil over military officers1

PJA01
76

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