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“People had initially believed that axing American’s wilderness into fields had improved its climate, as summers apparently became cooler and winters less harsh. “[North Carolinian] Hugh Williamson, for example¬† — one of the delegates who had visited Bartram’s garden during the Constitutional Convention¬† — had, in 1770, told the members of the American Philosophical Society […]

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“….We shall at some time or other have a king; but no precaution should be omitted that might postpone the event as long as possible — ineligibility a second time appears to be the best precaution. With this precaution I would go so far as a 10 or 12 year term.” –– North Carolina delegate […]

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