A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the American Character
On the two-hundredth anniversary of George Washington's 1796 Farewell Address - one of the most influential but misunderstood expressions of American political thought - this book places the Address in the full context of American history and explains its enduring relevance for the next century. Generations of American political leaders have invoked the authority of the Address to shape foreign and domestic policy. With discussions about national character and personal responsibility dominating the current political landscape, there has been a resurgence of interest in the character of the nation's founders, particularly Washington's.
The authors show how the Address expressed Washington's ideas for forming a national character that would cultivate the habits, morals, and civic virtues essential for stable republican self-government. An insightful and provocative analysis of the past, present, and future of American democracy and its most important citizen, this book will be of value to anyone concerned about the current state of American citizenship and the future role of the federal government.
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Although the resulting treaty was far from perfect , Washington reluctantly
supported and eventually signed the agreement . The most important
accomplishment of the Jay Treaty was the withdrawal of the British from the
northwest posts by mid ...
During Jay ' s negotiations in London , Washington told Jay that he was
endeavoring to maintain the status quo at home until the conclusion of a treaty
with Great Britain , but that this was not an easy task with the “ many hot heads
See also Pinck - ney ' s Treaty Pinckney ' s Treaty , 42 , 65 , 71 , 100 , 125
Plutarch , 6 , 141 , 169 Poindexter , Miles , 159 - 60 Poland , 134 Portugal , 104
Prussia , 102 – 3 public opinion , 29 , 39 , 71 , 75 – 76 , 80 , 91 , 99 , 101 – 2 , 105
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In this election year, it's fitting to remember our only unopposed president and the farewell address that set the standard. Congress regularly reprints it, but there has been little analytical ... Leer comentario completo
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