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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God, To Obey His Will, To Be Grateful For His Benefits and Humbly To Implore His Protection and Favors

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.” – George Washington, Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789

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First Principles: Observe Good Faith and Justice Towards All Nations. Cultivate Peace and Harmony With All

“Observe good faith and justice towards all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.” – George Washington

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God, To Obey His Will, To be Grateful For His Benefits and Humbly To Implore His Protection and Favor

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor.” George Washington (1789)

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First Principles: Our Cause Is Noble; It Is the Cause of Mankind

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” – George Washington

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First Principles: If the Freedom of Speech Is Taken Away Then Dumb and Silent We May Be Led, Like Sheep, To Slaughter

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep, to slaughter.” – George Washington

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First Principles: I Hold the Maxim No Less Applicable To Public Than To Private Affairs, That Honesty Is Always the Best Policy

“I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy.” – George Washington

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First Principles: Let Me Now Take A More Comprehensive View and Warn You In the Most Solemn Manner Against the Baneful Effects of the Spirit of Party Generally

“Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the Spirit of Party generally.” – George Washington (1796)

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First Principles: History and Experience Prove That Foreign Influence Is One of the Most Baneful Foes of Republican Government

“History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government.” – George Washington (1796)

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First Principles: No County On Earth Ever Had More In Its Power To Attain These Blessings Than United America

“No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom of Speech May Be Taken Away and Dumb and Silent We May Be Led Like Sheep To the Slaughter

“For if Men are to be precluded from offering their Sentiments on a matter, which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences, that can invite the consideration of Mankind, reason is of no use to us; the freedom of … Continue reading

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