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" Hence likewise they will avoid the neces,sity of those overgrown military establishments, which, under any form of government, are inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty. "
Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science in the City of New York - Page 505
1916
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...country." Limited Military As a former commander in chief, Washington tellingly cautions posterity to avoid "overgrown military establishments which, under any...regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty." If not kept in check, they could destroy the republic. Culture of Liberty Washington reminded citizens...
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The Essential America: Our Founders and the Liberal Tradition

George McGovern - Political Science - 2004 - 192 pages
...the presidency. In his final address as president, George Washington said: "Those who love America will avoid the necessity of those overgrown military...regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty." President Eisenhower gained the respect of the world for his leadership in World War II—including...
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How I Got This Way

Patrick F. McManus - Humor - 2010 - 240 pages
...Washington's Farewell Address now reads more like a diagnosis than a warning: he counseled Americans to "avoid the necessity of those overgrown military establishments,...regarded as particularly hostile to Republican Liberty." When, in Rome, the US representative expressed fears of "politically motivated charges" against Americans,...
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Reelpolitik II: Political Ideologies in '50s and '60s Films

Beverly Merrill Kelley - Performing Arts - 2004 - 331 pages
...George Washington warned: "they will avoid the necessity of those overgrown Military establishment which, under any form of government, are inauspicious...regarded as particularly hostile to Republican Liberty." 53 Dwight D. Eisenhower echoed his predecessor's sentiments 171 years later, adding a wrinkle of his...
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A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm - History - 2005 - 247 pages
...opposite foreign alliances, attachments, and intrigues would stimulate and embitter. Hence, likewise, they will avoid the necessity of those overgrown Military...as particularly hostile to Republican Liberty: In this sense it is, that your Union ought to be considered as a main prop of your liberty, and that the...
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The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War

Andrew J. Bacevich - Political Science - 2005 - 288 pages
...his withdrawal from public life, George Washington pointedly advised his fellow citizens to be wary of "those overgrown military establishments which,...be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty."35 Himself a soldier of surpassing greatness, Washington was hardly a naif in matters related...
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American Defense Policy

Paul J. Bolt, Dr Damon V Coletta, Collins G. Shackelford, Jr. - Political Science - 2005 - 479 pages
...observe, however, Washington's balance, for the Address also reiterates his maxim that America must avoid "those overgrown Military establishments, which under...regarded as particularly hostile to Republican Liberty" (W, 966). He thus calls America to "[o]bserve good faith and justice towds. all Nations. Cultivate...
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American Defense Policy

Paul J. Bolt, Dr Damon V Coletta, Collins G. Shackelford - Political Science - 2005 - 479 pages
...reiterates his maxim that America must avoid "those overgrown Military establishments, which under any fonn of Government are inauspicious to liberty, and which...regarded as particularly hostile to Republican Liberty" (V^ 966). He thus calls America to "[o]bserve good faith and justice towds. all Nations. Cultivate...
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The Right War?: The Conservative Debate on Iraq

Gary Rosen - Political Science - 2005
...nation in 1796, George Washington, himself the country's greatest soldier, urged future generations to "avoid the necessity of those overgrown military establishments,...any form of government are inauspicious to liberty." His advice was followed. For nearly two centuries, the country never maintained a large peacetime army....
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The American Way of Strategy: U.S. Foreign Policy and the American Way of Life

Michael Lind - History - 2006 - 304 pages
...maintaining a federal union that allowed them to pool their defense costs, the individual states of the Union "will avoid the necessity of those overgrown military...as particularly hostile to republican liberty. In this sense it is that your union ought to be considered as a main prop of your liberty, and that the...
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