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A sacred union of citizens : George Washington's farewell address and the American character

Author: Matthew Spalding; Patrick J Garrity
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is a major contribution to Washington scholarship.-Washington Times


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Named Person: George Washington; Washington, George; Farewell address.; George Washington
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Spalding; Patrick J Garrity
ISBN: 0847682617 9780847682614 0847682625 9780847682621
OCLC Number: 259998078
Description: XVIII, 216 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 Remembering Washington's Legacy Chapter 2 Establishing the American Character Chapter 3 Friends and Fellow Citizens Chapter 4 Our Interest Guided by Our Justice Chapter 5 Washington and the American Political Tradition Chapter 6 Truths Important at all Times Chapter 7 Appendix A: The Circular Address Chapter 8 Appendix B: The First Inaugural Chapter 9 Appendix C: The Farewell Address. Good character was central to Washington's success, and it remains essential for the success of republican government. It is particularly important, in an election year, to be reminded of the concluding thoughts of the fi
Responsibility: Matthew Spalding and Patrick J. Garrity.


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Spalding's and Garrity's work is a convincing argument for the importance of Washington's ideas for our time. * American Historical Review * Spalding and Garrity focus on the effect of Washington's Read more...

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