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Friday, January 19, 2018

THOMAS JEFFERSON ON IMMIGRATION INTO THE UNITED STATES

" Importation of foreigners will bring with them the principles of the governments they leave, or, if able to throw them off, it will be in exchange for an unbounded licentiousness, passing, as usual, from one extreme to the other.  In proportion to their number, they will infuse into the United States their spirit, warp or bias its direction, and render it a heterogeneous, incoherent, distracted mass."