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" Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation ? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground ? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest,... "
Maxims of Washington: Political, Social, Moral and Religious - Página 92
por George Washington - 1855 - 423 páginas
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - 2000 - 416 páginas
...may choose peace or war, as our interest, guided by justice, shall counsel. Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own to stand...rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice? It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world, so far, I...
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U.S. Department of State: A Reference History

Elmer Plischke - 1999 - 814 páginas
...pursue a different course. . . . Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own stand upon foreign ground? Why, by interweaving our...ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice? A few years later, in his first Inaugural Address on December 8, 1801, Thomas Jefferson synthesized...
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Diplomacy for the Next Century

Abba Eban - 1998 - 204 páginas
...George Washington in his Farewell Address, “forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation?. . . Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any...Ambition, Rivalship, Interest, Humor or Caprice?” 0 In strictly objective terms these references to Europe were churlish and unfounded. America was able...
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The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot

George Washington - 1999 - 142 páginas
...of which are essentially foreign to our concerns. Farewell Address, Philadelphia, September 19, 1796 Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any...European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor or caprice? Farewell Address, Philadelphia, September 19, 1796 America may think herself happy in having the Atlantic...
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Costs of War

John V. Denson - 450 páginas
...vicissitudes of her politics, or the ordinary combinations and collisions of her friendships, or enmities Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any...the toils of European Ambition, Rivalship, Interest, Humour or Caprice? Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent Alliances, with any portion of the...
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A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ...

Joseph Story - 1999 - 374 páginas
...may choose peace or war, as our interest, guided bj justice, shall counsel. Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation ? Why quit our own, to stand upon foreign ground T Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity...
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Mixed Messages: American Politics and International Organization 1919-1999

Edward C. Luck - 2010 - 396 páginas
...engaged in frequent controversies, the causes of which are essentially foreign to our concerns... . Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice? 1 Washington...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 662 páginas
...may choose peace or war, as our interest, guided by justice, shall counsel. Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own to stand...ambition, rivalship, interest, humor, or caprice? . . . Though in reviewing the incidents of my administration I am unconscious of intentional error,...
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"Some Big Bourgeois Brothel": Contexts for France's Culture Wars with Hollywood

Bill Grantham, George Grantham - 2000 - 198 páginas
...United States were determined not to be European. "Why," George Washington said in his farewell address, "by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity to the toils of European Ambition, Rivalship, Interest, Humour or Caprice?"* Washington, a politician...
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Putting "defense" Back Into U.S. Defense Policy: Rethinking U.S. Security in ...

Ivan Eland - 2001 - 258 páginas
...disengaged. The first president asked rhetorically: "Why forgo the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and our prosperity in the toils of European ambition, Rivalship, Interest, Humore, or Caprice?" He continued,...
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