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James Madison

March 16, 1751 - June 28, 1836
"Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the rights of property; and have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths."source: Federalist Papers, No. 10, p. 81.democracy, democratic government, failure of government

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