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My God, how little my countrymen know what precious blessings they are …

My God, how little my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of and which no other people on earth enjoy. I confess I had no idea of it myself. While we shall see multiplied instances of Europeans going to live in America, I venture to say, no man now living will ever see an instance of an American removing to settle in Europe, and continuing there. Thomas Jefferson
in a letter from Europe, to James Monroe In 1785