The States can best govern our home concerns and the general government our foreign ones.




The States can best govern our home concerns and the general government our foreign ones.

The States can best govern our home concerns and the general government our foreign ones. --Thomas Jefferson

[T]he States can best govern our home concerns and the general government our foreign ones. I wish, therefore … never to see all offices transferred to Washington, where, further withdrawn from the eyes of the people, they may more secretly be bought and sold at market.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1823
Context: Letter to Judge William Johnson
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