Bryant 1Whitney BryantMs. CarusoENGL 110127 September 2011Rhetorical Analysis Paper
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 yourtranquility at home, your peace abroad; of your safety; of your prosperity; of that very libertywhich you so highly prize.
(Washington 2) This is one of the many great statements thatPresident George Washington affirmed in his farewell address on December 23, 1783, extollingthe benefits of the federal government.
President Washington, a home schooled farmer fromVirginia, used his insight of human nature to forge consensus and build bridges between thesemen for the good of America
George Washington’s farewell address announce
shis withdrawal from politics after 40 years, and to give a clear warning for future America.In choosing of the first executive leader of the United States of America, congress verywisely selected the best candidate for the position. George Washington is often compared toCincinnatus, leader of the roman republic. Cincinnatus, after successfully defeating theopponents in war, refused all honors, and resigned his dictatorship. Washington definitely
wanted to follow this great man’s example. So after leading the Americans out of the
Revolutionary War successfully, Washington went back home to his plantation in MountVernon.
“..he thought of his country first and never thought of himself at all” (Lodg
e 3) Sevenyears later he was overwhelmingly elected the first president of the United States. But after twoyears in holding this position, he voluntarily gave up his power. It is very rare in history for a
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“farewell address is to” to “farewell addressannounces” this made the sentence less flat.