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" ... it is of infinite moment that you should properly estimate the immense value of your national Union to your collective and individual happiness... "
The American Whig Review - Page 173
1851
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Strong Presidents: A Theory of Leadership

Philip Abbott - Political Science - 1996 - 281 pages
...promote the second constitution as the founding moment to be preserved. Washington had urged citizens to "properly estimate the immense value of your national...union to your collective and individual happiness." Lincoln's own conception of national union grew progressively more majestic until he reached his poetic...
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Richard C. Sinopoli - Political Science - 1996 - 448 pages
...external enemies will be most constantly and actively (though often covertly and insidiously) directed, it is of infinite moment, that you should properly...happiness; that you should cherish a cordial, habitual and immoveable attachment to it; accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as the Palladium of your...
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On Faith and Free Government

Daniel C. Palm - Religion - 1997 - 201 pages
...external enemies will be most constantly and actively (though often covertly and insidiously) directed, it is of infinite moment, that you should properly...happiness; that you should cherish a cordial, habitual and immoveable attachment to it; accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as the Palladium of your...
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Private Needs, Public Selves: Talk about Religion in America, Volume 10

John K. Roth - Religion - 1997 - 262 pages
...famous "Farewell Address." It was a plea for unity. Washington urged his contemporaries to understand "the immense value of your national union to your collective and individual happiness." He also emphasized how the name "American" referred to a single people who had worked and fought together....
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Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States

George Washington - 1998 - 32 pages
...external enemies will be most constantly and actively (though often covertly and insidiously) directed, it is of infinite moment that you should properly...individual happiness; that you should cherish a cordial, habit[6] ual, and immovable attachment to it; accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as of...
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Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic

Bruce Burgett - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 217 pages
...external enemies will he constantly and actively 'though often covertly and insidiously) directed, it is of infinite moment, that you should properly estimate the immense valoe of your national Union, to your collective and individual happiness. (4) \Vhat begins as a recommendation...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...external enemies will be most constantly and actively (though often covertly and insidiously) directed, it is of infinite moment that you should properly...accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as of the palladium of your political safety and prosperity, watching for its preservation with jealous...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...external enemies will be most constantly and actively (though often covertly and insidiously) directed, it is of infinite moment that you should properly...accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as of the palladium of your political safety and prosperity; watching for its preservation with jealous...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...pains will be taken, many artifices employed, to weaken in your minds the conviction of this truth You should properly estimate the immense value of...Union to your collective and individual happiness. . .indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our Country...
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Why Canadian Unity Matters and why Americans Care: Democratic Pluralism at Risk

Charles F. Doran - Political Science - 2001 - 300 pages
...is the place to start. George Washington, in the dawn of his presidency, reminded his compatriots: 'It is of infinite moment that you should properly estimate the immense value of your national union ... indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country...
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