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19 Feb 2017 — A country divided


Would you reword or keep this wording?

Washington Appointed Commander and Chief

George Washington implored Congress to end its squabbling. There was no future for a country divided.

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There was no future for a divided country.


There was no future for a country divided.


Congress (N) – the national legislative body of the U.S., consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives,

implore (V) – beg, ask with urgency, urge, plead (formal)

squabbling (N) – small fighting within a group, petty quarreling; the children were constantly squabbling.



"Washington Appointed Commander and Chief." By Currier & Ives, Wikimedia Commons, c. 1776, Library of Congress. Public Domain.