First Principles: Let Us Not Mistake Words For Things, Nor Accept Doubtful Surmises As the Evidence of Truth

“Let us not mistake words for things, nor accept doubtful surmises as the evidence of truth.” – Alexander Hamilton

Compromise was necessary at this juncture in American History in order to become and stay a nation.   To indict all of our founding fathers or even some significant portion is nothing but the sheerest folly.   Everything we judge about the past must be seen in the light of the times and conditions that existed then and not now.

Speech on the Compromises of the Constitution

 

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