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Benjamin Harrison

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Benjamin Harrison in 1896.

Benjamin Harrison VI (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was the 23rd (1889–1893) President of the United States.

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  • "God forbid that the day should ever come when, in the American mind, the thought of man as a 'consumer' shall submerge the old American thought of man as a creature of God, endowed with 'unalienable rights.'"[1]
Simple: I pray the that there is never a day when, to Americans, being a "consumer" will take over the old American way of believing a person is created by God and has rights that cannot be taken away.


  1. "The Status of Annexed Territory and of Its Free Civilized Inhabitants" in North American Review, volume 172, no. 530, January 1901, page 22.

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