pop quiz!

Of whom are these words written?

...sometimes on no stronger evidence than the suspicions of an informer nursing a grudge, men were taken from their homes in the dead of night, thrown into dungeons, and held without explanation or communication with the outside world. Writs of habeas corpus were denied, including those issued by the Supreme Court of the United States. By the same authority, or in the absence of it, he took millions from the treasury and handed them to private individuals, instructing them to act as purchasing agents for procuring the implements of war at home and abroad.

2 comments:

Mary-LUE said...

Is it Abraham Lincoln?

Kimberly said...

Hey....I was going to say the same thing. But also maybe FDR.