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" Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the promotion of science and literature. "
Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress - Page 4428
by United States. Congress - 1929
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The Nature of Copyright: A Law of Users' Rights

Lyman Ray Patterson - Law - 1991 - 274 pages
...Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives: . . . Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionably essential....
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Science and the Founding Fathers: Science in the Political Thought of ...

I. Bernard Cohen, Irwin Bernard Cohen - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 368 pages
...intercourse between the distant parts of our Country." And he concluded: "Nor am I less persuaded . . . that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the promotion of Science and Literature."9 Newtonian Science and the Structure of the Constitution A large number of writers on...
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Negotiating the Constitution: The Earliest Debates Over Original Intent

Joseph M. Lynch - History - 2005 - 315 pages
...to the second session of the First Congress in 1790, President George Washington spoke as follows: KNOWLEDGE is, IN EVERY COUNTRY, the surest basis of...in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community, as in our's, it is proportionately essential....
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The Evolution of Educational Theory in the United States

Dickson A. Mungazi - Education - 1999 - 249 pages
...January 8, 1790, President George Washington appealed to Congress to open a national university saying, "Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of...in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionally essential."36...
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The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot

George Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 110 pages
...Be not hasty to believe flying reports to the disparagement of any. Rules of Civility, 1745 Science There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the promotion of science and literature. First Annual Address to Congress, New York, January 8, 1 790 Secrecy What you may speak in secret to...
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A Century of Physics

D. Allan Bromley - Science - 2002 - 114 pages
...or capricious can be seen as essentially simple and in a deep sense orderly." I know that Pur" — There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage...every country the surest basis of public happiness." George Washington State of the Union Address January 8, 1790 FIGURE 1 cell considered adding: "and...
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Forum On Key National Indicators: Assessing The Nation's Position And Progress

Political Science - 2004 - 66 pages
...evolved. President George Washington, in his first annual message to Congress on January 8, 1790, said, "Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of...immediately from the sense of the community as in ours it is proportionably essential." Since that time, there has been a long history — checkered by success...
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Tyranny Through Public Education

William F. Jr Cox - Education - 2004 - 556 pages
...the people themselves to know and to value their own rights," George Washington suggested to Congress that "there is nothing which can better deserve your...patronage than the promotion of science and literature" (Richardson, 1897, Vol. I, p. 58). To this end, President Washington in his First Annual address (January...
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The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American ...

B. Zorina Khan - Business & Economics - 2005 - 322 pages
...exertions of skill and genius in producing them at home. . . . Nor am I less persuaded, that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can...Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of publick [sic] happiness. In one, in which the measures of government receive their impressions so immediately...
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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
...Annual Address to Congress, President Washington explained the importance of civic knowledge in America: Knowledge is, in every country, the surest basis of...in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionally essential....
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