Free and Independent: The Foreign Policy of Washington and Jefferson

By: Michael Boldin     Anxious to preserve their hard-won independence, Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson championed a foreign policy centered on avoiding “entangling alliances.” They envisioned America pursuing peace, ...

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Thomas Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address: 13 “Essential Principles”

March 9, 2020 Thomas Jefferson 0

By: Michael Boldin President Thomas Jefferson gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1801. While other presidential addresses and warnings might be more well-known – Jefferson emphasized what he ...

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George Washington’s Farewell: Cultivate Peace, Cherish Public Credit

September 27, 2019 George Washington 0

By: Michael Boldin In his Farewell Address, George Washington said we should “cultivate peace” to avoid the dangers of massive national debt

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