In 1796, president George Washigton wrote a farewell address to speak to the nation before he retired. In this, he explained valid reasons to keep America an isolated as well as neutral country. It is clearly prominent that Washington's farewell adress was necessary. This is due to the fact that it gave the nation something to ponder as well as dwell upon. Washington's intent was for his adress was to serve as an itenerary for the future of our nation. This did not succeed. Although it would be reasonable to be used today, we continue to remain allies with some countries, and enemies with others.
Washington's address analyzed the nation's domestic difficulties. He stated that, "...anthipathies against particular nations and passionate attachments for others should be excluded, and that, in place of them, just and ...view middle of the document...
Washington strongly felt that we should break ties and establish none with other foreign contries and that we should not, at any circumstance, interfere with European affairs. In his reasoning, he expressed his desire for isolation in the nation.
Being a strong figure that many looked upon, Washington's intent for his policy of isolation and neutrality was to serve as a prescription for future years. By using VALID reasoning combined with hope for his nation, Washington denounced the idea of favorites and enemies in order to for our nation to be "a free, enlightened, and, at no distant period, a great nation to give mankind the maganimous and too novel example of a people always guided by exhalted justice and benevolence..." His speech was also addressed at the end of term, in order to serve as a basis for the future of our country to follow. Despite this GRATUITUS attempt, his address did not succeed in being the precedent it was designed to. Whether it should of been or should not have been is in the hands of our nation and government.
George Washington's policy remained in tact up until 1890s when the United States' decided to expained their controls beyond the North American Continent. Since then, it has changed changed significantly because the world has changed. We have become a much larger, industrialized, socially, economically, as well as politically stable county. The department of State sends ambassadors to one hundren and eight nations. Throught negotiations, America works to maintain peaceful allies and to support a democracy.
Nowadays, we continue to interfere with other countries. For example, the war in Iraq. The fight over Kashmir between the Hindus and Muslims. Trying to advance peace in the Middle East es with Iraq. Trying to advance peace in the Middle East by brokering peace agree