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The Pros And Cons Of George Washington

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“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty” (Kennedy 1). In the words of Kennedy, as Americans we will do anything to ensure our liberty. This brings up a good question to how America was really founded. There are a lot of people and events that went into the foundation of America, but two of the most important are George Washington and the Constitution. Both worked hand in hand in order to give us the America we know and love today. George Washington made it possible that America could be created. George Washington was not very well-educated, according to an article called George Washington’s Education, “George Washington's level of education was far lower than any of the other Founding Fathers of the United States. In fact, he was often scorned by some of the other Founding Fathers for this inadequacy.” George Washington was not the most intelligent person but according to the article, “even more importantly, though, his seemingly humble, controlled, and respectful demeanor won the hearts of the American people and established him as a national icon.” Even though George Washington wasn’t very well-educated, he was humble, controlled, and respectful. This was necessary to produce a good figure for America. Americans needed someone to look to. This created a foundation for the constitution. They
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