Taking a Stand Against Kingship: George Washington’s Denial of Power

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The Man Who Would Not Be King he was not motivated primarily by power. As noted earlier, he left public service more than once to settle back into a quiet, unassuming life on his plantation. And when a disgruntled military attempted at one point to install a monarchy with him as king, he fiercely resisted. Washington said in his first inaugural address in New York City: “The magnitude and difficulty of the trust to which the voice of my country called me … could not but overwhelm with despondence one who … ought to be peculiarly conscious of his own deficiencies.

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  • home sweet home
  • im tired of that war......
  • i dont want to be a king
  • ill think about it
  • they want you as king
  • whats the message
  • okay
  • i carry a message from the people
  • maybe i should be king but no nevermine
  • i want to be fair not a ruthless ruler a president with a fair amount of rules and a right econamy
  • maybe i will be a king no a president
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