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" I have already intimated to you the danger of parties in the State, with particular reference to the founding of them on geographical discriminations. Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn you, in the most solemn manner, against the baneful... "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing a Complete History of the ... - Page 581
by John Frost - 1847 - 588 pages
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Constitutional Reform and Effective Government

James Sundquist - Political Science - 2011 - 355 pages
...celebrated farewell address, President George Washington echoed these sentiments, warning his countrymen "in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally," which he called "the worst enemy" of democratic governments everywhere. 2 And Washington's successor,...
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The Reintegration of American History: Slavery and the Civil War

William Freehling, William W. Freehling, William W. (Professor of History Freehling, State University of New York Buffalo) - Social Science - 1994 - 321 pages
...Washington's Farewell Address of 1796 exemplified this antiparty viewpoint. Washington warned his countrymen "in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party." Party agitation, he declared, "is seen in its greatest rank" in republican governments "and is truly...
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1996 - 216 pages
...already intimated to you the danger of Parties in the State, with particular reference to the founding of them on Geographical discriminations. Let me now take...baneful effects of the Spirit of Party, generally. 20. This spirit, unfortunately, is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions...
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The Presidential Republic: Executive Representation and Deliberative Democracy

Gary L. Gregg - Law - 1997 - 241 pages
...assessment in his Farewell Address in September 1796 when he noted that the spirit of party and faction "is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human Mind." But such a spirit remained for Washington one of the greatest enemies of free government and it would...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...alliances, with any portlon of the foreign world. 12273 President's Address Let me ... warn you hi WASHINGTON Ned 1901-1976 12274 'My Foolish Heart' There's a line between love and fascination That's...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - Law - 1860 - 311 pages
...already intimated to you the danger of parties in the state, with particular reference to the founding of them on geographical discriminations. Let me now take...and -warn you, in the most solemn 'manner, against Hhe baneful effect of the spirit of party generally. This spirit, unfortunately, is inseparable from...
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Elections and Electioneering in Rome: A Study in the Political System of the ...

Alexander Yakobson - History - 1999 - 251 pages
...Washington had to say on the subject of "spirit of party" in his farewell address: "Let me now. . . warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party... It serves always to distract public councils and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates the...
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US Elections Today

Philip Davies - Political Science - 1999 - 237 pages
...change his opinion even after eight years as President, using his farewell address to warn his listeners 'in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally','4 American political parties developed nevertheless, if hesitatingly and subject to considerable...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...pretexts I have already intimated to you the danger of parties in the State, with particular reference to founding them on geographical discriminations. Let...of Party, generally. This spirit, unfortunately, is insepatable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human mind. It exists...
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Healing the Soul of America: Reclaiming Our Voices as Spiritual Citizens

Marianne Williamson - History - 2000 - 288 pages
...afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion. He added, "Let me now . . . warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party." The failure of American politics to engage us fully is not an inherent weakness in the American system...
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