Thomas Jefferson: “I hope that we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government…”

“I hope that we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.”

Thomas Jefferson, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Volume 10: 1 May 1816 to 18 January 1817

 

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