(1735 - 1826)
I must own to you that the daring traits of ambition and intrigue, and those unbridled rivalries which have already appeared, are the most melancholy and alarming systems that I have ever seen in this country...Mankind will in time discover that unbridled majorities are as tyrannical and cruel as unlimited despots.
Second president of the United States; lawyer; keen student of
government, law, and human behavior. A pragmatic idealist to