Historic American Unifier

John Jay, 1787, The Federalist Papers No. 2:

“Providence has been pleased to give this one connected country to one united people, a people descended from the same ancestors, speaking the same language, professing the same religion, attached to the same principles of government, very similar in their manners and customs …”

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/fed02.asp

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