“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction.” — John Witherspoon (1776)
Witherspoon was the only clergy man to sign the Declaration of Independence and ratify the Constitution. As the president of College of New Jersey , he was a mentor to James Madison. His influential stretch far further than that though. On another day, we will discuss more about his life as well as his legacy.