A Compendium Of American Literature Chronologically Arranged With Biographical Sketches Of The Authors And Selections From Their Works

Author: Charles Dexter Cleveland
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About this time he became a political writer, and his Sketches of American Policy,
published in 1784; his writings in favor of the adoption of the Federal Constitution
; in defence of Washington's proclamation of neutrality, and of “Jay's Treaty,” ...

A Is For American

Author: Jill Lepore
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307424383
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In 1785 he had published a pamphlet in Hartford, titled Sketches of American
Policy, that included an essay on a “ Plan of Policy for improving the Advantages
and perpetuating the Union of the American States," and later in life he claimed
that ...

The Forgotten Founding Father

Author: Joshua Kendall
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101486542
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Just a month later, Webster dashed off his own pamphlet on the subject that he
entitled Sketches of American Policy. As Webster noted in the Courant ad of
March 8 that announced the publication of his Sketches, the fiftypage pamphlet ...

After The Revolution Profiles Of Early American Culture

Author: Joseph J. Ellis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393072304
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In his diary for January of 1785, Webster mentions that he was reading "Dr.
Price's excellent remarks on the American Revolution." In February he reminds
himself to "write politics." His Sketches of American Policy was finished on
February 25, ...

American Sketches

Author: Walter Isaacson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439183449
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This relationship between moral concerns and national interest, kissinger argues,
is the dominant theme in American foreign policy. There are the idealists, who
believe that spreading American values should be the nation's motive force, and

Independence On Trial

Author: Frederick W. Marks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1461732239
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8 He sanctioned popular American usages such as “you was” and tried to reform
spelling along simplified phonetic lines. The British form “plough” ... 39. Noah
Webster, “Sketches of American Policy,” 1785, in Richard The National Mood 121

The Creation Of The American Republic 1776 1787

Author: Gordon S. Wood
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 080789981X
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If the Americans in the 178o's were forced to choose between their legislatures
and the people-at-large as the ... Compare Webster's thinking in 1787–88 with
his earlier views expressed in his Sketches of American Policy (Hartford, 1785),