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🎙 "Some boast of being friends to government; I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny." - See who said it and why it matters at the bottom.

John Hancock, president of the Second Continental Congress and the first (and third) governor of Massachusetts, was born on Jan. 23, 1737.