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“There is nothing in which mankind have been more unanimous; yet nothing can be inferred from it more than this, that the multitude have always been credulous, and the few artful.” -John Adams
The quote from John Adams reproduced above most closely represents the Founder’s reasoning behind which Constitutional principle?

Separation of powers

Consent of the governed

Freedom of Speech

A bicameral legislature

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  1. My first instinct is that the multitude refers to the people or the "governed."

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