Ulysses S. Grant Quote

The free school is the promoter of that intelligence which is to preserve us as a nation. If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason's and Dixon's, but between patriotism and intelligence on one sight, and superstition, ambition, and ignorance on the other. Now in this centennial year of our national existence, I believe it a good time to begin the work of strengthening the foundation of the house commenced by our patriotic forefathers one hundred years ago, at Concord and Lexington.


Speech to the Society of the Army of Tennessee (1875)

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The free school is the promoter of that intelligence which is to preserve us as a nation. If we are to have another contest in the near future of our ...

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The free school is the promoter of that intelligence which is to preserve us as a nation. If we are to have another contest in the near future of our ...

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The free school is the promoter of that intelligence which is to preserve us as a nation. If we are to have another contest in the near future of our ...

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The free school is the promoter of that intelligence which is to preserve us as a nation. If we are to have another contest in the near future of our ...