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" The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition ; but at an epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined, than at any former period. "
The British Magazine and Review, Or, Universal Miscellany - Seite 143
1783
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The Norton History of the Human Sciences

Roger Smith, Professor of Social Work Roger Smith, MD - 1997 - 1036 Seiten
...secure, George Washington claimed in 1783 in a letter sent to the governors of the American states: The foundation of our Empire was not laid in the gloomy age of Ignorance and Superstition, but at an Epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined,...
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Storm Over the Constitution

Harry V. Jaffa - 1999 - 167 Seiten
...the community to be governed by it. Hence George Washington, in one of his magisterial deliverances: The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition, but at an epoch when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined,...
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The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot

George Washington - 1999 - 110 Seiten
...distress which human nature is capable of undergoing. To Nathanael Greene, Newburgh, February 6, 1783 The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition, but at an epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - 2004 - 576 Seiten
...darkness. In a memorable passage in his "Circular to the States" of 1783, George Washington proclaimed that "The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition, but at an epoch when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined...
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George Washington Reconsidered

Don Higginbotham - 2001 - 336 Seiten
...obligations and opportunities implicit in his national vision, again in some of his most poetic language: "The foundation of our Empire was not laid in the gloomy age of Ignorance and Suspicion, but at an Epoch when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined,...
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Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of ...

Thomas G. West - 1997 - 219 Seiten
...heritage and its importance for the success of America's experiment in selfgovernment when he wrote, The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition, but at an epoch when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined...
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Charles Carroll of Carrollton: Faithful Revolutionary

Scott McDermott - 2002 - 352 Seiten
...Washington promoted was hardly an orthodox Christian view. In his message to state governors, he wrote that "the foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition." Washington praised "the growing liberality of sentiment, and, above all, the pure and...
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Bootmaker to the Nation: The Story of the American Revolution

John Slade - 2002 - 721 Seiten
...favored with. " Our fortunate nation was born, the General told us, at a time unique in human history. "The foundation of our Empire was not laid in the gloomy age of Ignorance and Superstition, but at an Epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined,...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - 2003 - 834 Seiten
...freedom in an era of history providing "a fairer opportunity for political happiness" than any other: b 5# o e 0 F d !MBzV z ; l' d V~VE[& I -E(v J-$ $ ţIl`< Superstition, but at an Epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined,...
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World of Risk: A New Approach to Global Strategy and Leadership

Mark Haynes Daniell - 2004 - 313 Seiten
...Circular Letter of 1783 captured well the visionary foundations of the structures of the new nation: "The foundation of our empire was not laid in the gloomy age of ignorance and superstition, but at an epoch when the rights of man were better understood and more clearly defined...
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