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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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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1996 - 572 pages
...assumption underlying Washington's Farewell Address, in which the first President warns his countrymen "in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally." 37 Washington agrees that this spirit "is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest...
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Jefferson's Call for Nationhood: The First Inaugural Address

Stephen Howard Browne - Political Science - 2003 - 176 pages
...reflected on the matter, Washington acknowledged that the tendency to such associations was probably fated, "inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human mind." Faction was evident in governments of all kinds, everywhere and apparently forever. Its effects were...
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Freedom of Association: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Robert J. Bresler - Law - 2004 - 265 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. 21. This spirit, unfortunately, is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions...
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Parties and Elections in America: The Electoral Process

Louis Sandy Maisel, Kara Z. Buckley - Political Science - 2005 - 563 pages
...... To the efficacy and permanency of your Union, a Government of the whole is indispensable. . . . Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn...against the baneful effects of the spirit of party. (Sparks 1840, 221-24) FACTIONS Divisions within the population, forming at first over economic interests,...
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The Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 416 pages
...already intimated to you the danger of Parties to the gtate, with particular reference to the founding of them on Geographical discriminations. — Let me now...baneful effects of the spirit of Party, generally. * it f and purposes ta to 8 Owing to yon as l do a frank and free disciosure 01 my heart, i sfcaH...
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The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of ...

Bruce Ackerman - History - 2005 - 384 pages
...rising party — as Washington did in disparaging the Republicans in his Farewell Address: Let me . . . warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally. It serves always to distract the public councils and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates...
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Florida: Leading the Transformation of American Politics

Max Linn - 2006
...In his Farewell Address to the American people, President George Washington wrote, "Let me now ... warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party." The spirit of party, said Washington, "serves always to distract the public councils and enfeeble the...
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Virginia in the Vanguard: Political Leadership in the 400-year-old Cradle of ...

Frank B. Atkinson - Political Science - 2006 - 337 pages
...which had been a source of painful contention during and within his administration. "Let me now . . . warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party," the preeminent American famously declared.2 Another Virginian founder displayed the contrary conviction...
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

William D. Pederson, Thomas T. Samaras, Frank J. Williams - History - 2007 - 381 pages
...the newly formed Federalist and Republican Parties, Washington explains: This spirit [of faction], unfortunately, is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passion of the human Mind. It exists under different shapes in all governments, more or less, stifled,...
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George Washington for Kids: His Life and Times with 21 Activities

Brandon Marie Miller - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 144 pages
...abroad; . . . of that very Liberty which you so highly prize." On the Spirit of Political Parties: This spirit, unfortunately, is inseparable from our...the strongest passions of the human Mind. . . . It serves always to distract the Public Councils. . . . It agitates the Community with ill founded jealousies...
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