George Washington Historical Farewell Address

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George Washington, wrote an important historical farewell speech. His farewell Address focuses on helping America understand the importance of preserving unity with each other. Washington believed that it is important to strengthen religion, and morality. He also stated his position on American foreign policy. George Washington believed that America can be different from other countries. His focus was to improve the life of all Americans in the future.
George Washington explained his thoughts about preserving unity in the United States. He explained how important it is for citizens to support our country. Washington quoted in his Farewell “The unity of Government, which constitutes you one people, is also now dear to you. It is justly so; for it is a main pillar in the edifice of your real independence, the support of your tranquillity at home, your peace abroad; of your safety; of your prosperity; of that very Liberty, which you so highly prize.” He summarizes how we can come together as a nation and not be afraid because of where we live. This makes us stronger and protects our freedom when we come together and serve our country. …show more content…

Washington explained how morality cannot be achieved without religion. He said that “ religion and morality are essential pillars of the new republic.” He believed that morality is the key to electing popular candidates running for government and that if religion is not emphasized in the union, morality is hard to attain and thus government becomes corrupt. Washington argues that the American Government needs to ensure that “the diffusion of knowledge” throughout United States is a primary goal. Government enforces the opinion of the people and as a result people should be informed and

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