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The Declaration of Independence Laid the Cornerstone of Human Government Upon the First Precepts of Christianity.

John Quincy Adams

“In the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior. The Declaration of Independence laid the cornerstone of human government upon the first precepts of Christianity.” – John Quincy Adams,  (Speech given on the 61st Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1837 in the town of Newburyport.)

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