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    "Deeply versed in history, [John Adams] said over and over that America had no special providence, no special role in history, that Americans were no different from other peoples, that the United States was just as susceptible to viciousness and corruption as any other nation. In this regard, at least, Jefferson's vision has clearly won the day."

    - Gordon S. Wood,

    Gordon S. Wood

    • Born: November 27, 1933
    • Occupation: Professor
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