1790s works

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 36. Chapters: 1790 works, 1790s architecture, 1790s books, 1790s paintings, 1790s songs, 1791 works, 1792 works, 1793 works, 1795 works, 1796 works, 1798 works, 1799 works, George Washington's Farewell Address, Requiem, The Unsex'd Females, Arvfurstens palats, Muyedobotongji, Reflections on the Revolution in France, The Death of Captain James Cook, Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen, Castle Goring, Romeo and Juliet: the Tomb Scene, The Skating Minister, West Kingsdown Windmill, Three German Dances, The Song of Los, Le Bénédicité, Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen, Adelaïde, Belmont Castle, Bóg sie rodzi, An Experimental Enquiry Concerning the Source of the Heat which is Excited by Friction, Stall Street, Bath, Caprichos, Lower Mill, Dalham, The History of England, Doddington Hall, Cheshire, Newton, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters, Thoughts and Details on Scarcity, Zärtliche Liebe, Rastorguyev-Kharitonov Palace, Kew Letters, Deathless Sermon, Póvoa de Varzim City Hall, Church of St George, Bolton, Chesters estate, On Grace and Dignity, History of the Anglo-Saxons, On Naïve and Sentimental Poetry, Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind. Excerpt: George Washington's Farewell Address was written to .."The People of the United States" near the end of his second term as President of the United States and before his retirement to his home at Mount Vernon. Originally published in David Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser on September 19, 1796 under the title "The Address of General Washington To The People of The United States on his declining of the Presidency of the United States, " the letter was almost immediately reprinted in newspapers across the country and later in a pamphlet form. The work was later named a "Farewell Address, " as it was Washington's valedictory after 45 years of service to the new republic, first during the French and Indian War, through the American Revolution, and finally as the nation's first president. The letter was originally prepared in 1792 with the help of James Madison, as Washington prepared to retire following a single term in office. However, he set aside the letter and ran for a second term after the rancor between his Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, and his Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, convinced him that the growing divisions between the newly formed Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties, along with the current state of foreign affairs, would tear the country apart in the absence of his leadership. Four years later, as his second term came to a close, Washington revisited the letter and with the help of Alexander Hamilton prepared a revision of the original draft to announce his intention to decline a third term in office. He also reflects on the emerging issues of the American political landscape in 1796, expresses his support for the government eight years after the adoption of the Constitution, defends his administration's record, and gives valedictory advice to the American people. The letter was written by Washington after years of exhaustion due to his advanced age, years of service to his country, the duties of the presidency, and inc

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