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Historian and professor Carl J. Richard wrote the book — literally — on how America’s founding fathers were heavily influenced by Greek and Roman cultures. Earlier this year, Profressor Richard gave a detailed speech on just how much Greek and Roman history shaped the creation of the United States of America. You can view the whole speech here. Here are some excerpts from his speech that every Greek American should appreciate on this Independence Day: