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John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institutions now made in America will not wholly wear out for thousands of years,' put his faith in the development of a democracy that would always operate under a government 'of laws, not men.'[from Life Magazine November 5, 1951]

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John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institution... (1951)

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:  John Adams, the revolutionist and philosoper who became the second President of the U.S., believed that the 'institutions now made in America will not wholly wear out for thousands of years,' put his faith in the development of a democracy that would always operate under a government 'of laws, not men.'[from Life Magazine November 5, 1951]

Published Date

: 1951

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: Print Collection portrait file. / A / John Adams, 1735-1826.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 494271

Record ID

: 337329

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-2-2012

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