The Bosom of America is Open

George WashingtonGeorge Washington:

“The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and propriety of conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment.”

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2 Responses

  1. I enjoyed your post. Thank you for sharing.
    Chris Mobley

    http://www.cmobleydesigns.com

  2. I hope you will visit again. I think that the requirement for “decency and propriety of conduct” is a worthwhile consideration for all in these times.

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