Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations

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"The Farewell was published at the end of Washington's second term. It was reprinted in newspapers across the country. The President began the letter during his first term intending to retire but was persuaded by Hamilton and Jefferson to run for a second. By the end of that term he was the object of scurrilous press attacks and alarmed by the growing partisan bitterness. Fearful for the country's future, Washington pled with his countrymen to resist hyper-partisanship and foreign alliances. He called for unity among ...

Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations 2017, Simon & Schuster

ISBN-13: 9781476746463

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