One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights.
James K. Polk
James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849).
[EA (June 5, 1820), FC, MM (September 4, 1820), in Columbia Lodge No. 31, Columbia, Tenn.]