George Washington's Farewell Address

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Before retirement Washington wrote a famous letter near the end of his second term as President. This letter was called the “The Address of General Washington to the People of The United States on his declining of the Presidency of the United States” or simply “The Farewell Address”, this letter was a warning for the government and future presidents against wars and dangers of alliances. George Washington also warns American people that groups seeking to overthrow the government may seek to weaken the government to a point where it is unable to defend itself from political factions, enforce its laws, and protect the people's rights and property. Though George Washington never really used the exact words “foreign entanglements” in the Farewell

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