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George Washington

February 22, 1734 - December 14, 1799
"Rather than quarrel about territory, the the poor, the needy, and oppressed of the earth, and those who want land, resort to the fertile plains of our western country, the second land of promise, and there dwell in peace, fulfilling the first and great commandment."source: To David Humphreys, July 25, 1785.territory, immigration, handouts, poor, wellfare, farming, self-reliance

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