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By |2018-08-13T09:16:01-06:00April 13th, 2014|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Clyde Wilson, Featured, Thomas Jefferson|Tags: |

A cynical but true saying that sometimes passes around among historians is “He who controls the present controls the past.” Man is a symbolizing creature, and political struggles can be as much over symbols as over tangible things. Those who hold power and those who seek power want to associate themselves with favourable symbols [...]