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It means that through knowledge have come responsibility and hope, and through both, action.





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Edward Livingston
Edward Livingston
  • Born: May 28, 1764
  • Died: May 23, 1836
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Judge

Edward Livingston was an American jurist and statesman. He was an influential figure in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code based largely on the Napoleonic Code. Livingston represented both New York and then Louisiana in Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1831 to 1833.