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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • With respect to defense, Spain having been several years at war against Great Britain, and being at length join’d by France, which brought us into great danger; and the laboured and long-continued endeavour of our governor, Thomas, to prevail with our Quaker Assembly to pass a militia law, and make other provisions for the security of the province, having proved abortive, I determined to try what might be done by a voluntary association of the people.

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  • The project was aborted
  • abort the mission

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