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" It serves always to distract the public councils, and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms; kindles the animosity of one part against another ; foments, occasionally, riot and insurrection. "
First Lessons in Civil Government: Including a Comprehensive View of the ... - Page 209
by Andrew White Young - 1846 - 224 pages
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American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns: The Suppressed History of ...

Richard N. Rosenfeld - History - 1998 - 1012 pages
...suggested, "(TJhe common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it in the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it. " In it, Washington warned, "[Bfe deaf to such as would sever you from your brethren and connect you...
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Document-based Assessment Activities for U.S. History Classes

Kenneth Hilton - History - 1999 - 126 pages
...... warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful [evil] effects of the spirit of party. ... It serves always to distract the public councils and...the animosity of one part against another; foments [stirs up] . . . riot and insurrection [rebellion]. Why did Washington oppose political parties? From...
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Freedom of Expression in the 21st Century

Robert Trager, Donna L. Dickerson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 228 pages
...evils of political parties and the factionalism they cause. Washington warned that partisan politics serves always to distract the public councils and...the animosity of one part against another; foments occasionally riot and insurrection. It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which find...
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Elections and Electioneering in Rome: A Study in the Political System of the ...

Alexander Yakobson - History - 1999 - 251 pages
...most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party... It serves always to distract public councils and enfeeble the public administration....the animosity of one part against another, foments occasionally riot and insurrection. It opens the door to foreign influences and corruption..."82 Washington...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...entirely out of sight), the common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to...the animosity of one part against another; foments occasionally riot and insurrection. It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which find...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...those of the popular form it is seen in its greatest rankness and is truly their worst enemy. . . . It serves always to distract the public councils and...the animosity of one part against another; foments occasionally riot and insurrection. It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which find...
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George Washington and the Origins of the American Presidency

Mark J. Rozell, William D. Pederson, Frank J. Williams - History - 2000 - 210 pages
...of the popular form it is seen in its greatest rankness, and is truly their worst enemy. It [partv] serves always to distract the public councils and...the animosity of one part against another; foments occasionally riot and insurrection.4' Legislative Leader The active presidents have shaped this particular...
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Friends and Citizens: Essays in Honor of Wilson Carey McWilliams

Wilson C. McWilliams, Peter Dennis Bathory, Nancy Lynn Schwartz - Political Science - 2001 - 311 pages
...Washington warned his fellow Americans that "the common and continual mischiefs of Party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise People to discourage and restrain it." If not, he went on, the passions of such associations threaten to "agitate the Community with ill founded...
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No Way to Pick a President

Jules Witcover - Political Science - 2001 - 303 pages
...George Washington in his farewell address of 1796 specifically warned that "the spirit of party . . . serves always to distract the public councils and...community with illfounded jealousies and false alarms [and] kindles the animosity of one party against another." The party structure, he said, "foments occasionally...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...entirely out of sight), the common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to...the animosity of one part against another, foments occasionally riot and insurrection. It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which find...
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