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Henry Clay (1832)
When gentlemen have succeeded in their design of an immediate or gradual destruction of the American System, what is their substitute? Free trade! Free trade! The call for free trade, is as unavailing as the cry of a spoiled child… It never has existed; it never will exist.Return to the Commons
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