Charles James Fox

People Versus Rulers

For many colonists and early Americans, politics was a contentious, yet simple subject. Many believed that politics “was nothing more than a perpetual battle between the passions of the rulers, whether one or a few, and the united interest of the people.”¬†Gordon Wood,¬†The Creation of the American Republic: 1776-1787, 18. Thomas Gordon, an Englishman and […]

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