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Property and Democracy

by Charles A. Beard - 1934

SEVERAL YEARS ago a distinguished college president enumerated the things that were fixed in American life and as far beyond debate as the multiplication table. Among these rocks of Gibraltar destined to stand forever he placed private property and freedom of contract. The good president thought, no doubt, that he was saying something positive and definite. In his view apparently private property was a clearly defined object like a stick or stone, immutable in its forms and known to everyone out of his rompers and bibs.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1934, p. 13-15
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12944, Date Accessed: 9/22/2020 5:09:57 AM

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