A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic Quotes.

1. "Wanting to change only the British position at the top of the American social structure, John Adams feared that a "rage for innovation" would consume what was worthwhile about American culture."
- John Ferling, A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic

2. "Jefferson determined the lodestar that lay hidden in the motivations of others"
- John Ferling, A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic

3. "The author distinguishes George Washington's leadership from that of another aristocratic general whose temperament was somewhat cold. Unlike him, Washington made the effort to at least appear to suffer with his troops."
- John Ferling, A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic

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