Document Type

Opinion

Publication Date

11-10-2017

Department

English

Abstract

In a letter to Congress urging the nation to pay what it owed to veterans of the Continental Army, George Washington voiced his firm conviction that we as honorable Americans would “never leave unpaid the debt of gratitude” to those brave souls who “rescued by their arms from impending ruin” the fledgling United States. (excerpt)

Required Publisher's Statement

Fee, Christopher and Joshua L. Stewart. "We have a sacred duty to house all homeless veterans." The Hill (November 10, 2017).