George Washington's Farewell Address Analysis Worksheet
This is a two page edited reading of President George Washington's Farewell Address of 1796. In it, he warns America of the dangers of a 2 Party System and about getting entangled in foreign affairs.
It is a wonderful speech for students to read and analyze as his arguments are still so relevant to today. The speech has been recognized for years as a masterful guide to government. In 1825, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison recommended the use of Washington's Farewell Address for students to study at the University of Virginia.
After reading, students complete five open-ended opinion and analysis questions that should guide an excellent class discussion. An answer key for this is included.
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