Why did Washington advise that the United States practice neutrality A) The Constitution did not give the government the right to handle foreign affairs.B) This would prove that the United States was not afraid to go to war with any nation.C) He believed this would demonstrate the power of the United States Navy.D) Getting involved in European affairs would risk America s peace and
If the US took sides in foreign disputes it would disrupt trade with the other side and likely draw the US into armed conflict. It could provoke attacks that would lead to all out war. [ American ships might be attacked and sunk and attacks on US territory might occur. He obviously concluded that the potential benefits from such entanglements did not justify their costs and risks.
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