A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the American Character by Matthew SpaldingA Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the American Character by Matthew Spalding

A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the American Character

byMatthew Spalding, Patrick J. GarrityIntroduction byDaniel J. Boorstin

Paperback | January 1, 1998

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This book is a major contribution to Washington scholarship.-Washington Times
A prolific writer, Daniel Boorstin is the author of numerous scholarly and popular works in American Studies. Born in Georgia and raised in Oklahoma, Boorstin received degrees from Harvard and Yale universities and was a Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford. A member of the Massachusetts Bar, he has been visiting professor of Amer...
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Title:A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the American CharacterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.98 × 5.86 × 0.73 inPublished:January 1, 1998Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0847682625

ISBN - 13:9780847682621

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Table of 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

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It is worth sampling and the Farewell Address itself is definantly worth reading . . .