“We Are All Descended From Grandfathers!”

and… …a glimpse at the grandfathers of the candidates exhibits the wonderful diversity of American life

In this country there are no classes in the British sense of that word, no impassable barriers of caste.… Our society resembles rather the waves of the ocean, whose every drop may move freely among its fellows, and may rise toward the light until it flashes on the crest of the highest wave.

—James A. Garfield, 1873

 
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