Quotes

I've read and tried to find information on what this quote means, but I still don't understand it. What does this quote mean?

"We have had too good an opinion of human nature in forming our confederation."

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  1. What is the context of this quote? Who is the author?

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Confederation
    George Washington said this

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    posted by diana
  3. What do you mean by "confederation?" Please clarify so that I can be sure I have sufficient information to help you.

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. In the early years of confideration, they had a scope build on some beliefs and good intentions.

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    posted by diana
  5. Right.

    Washington was saying that the Articles of Confederation were too idealistic and impractical.

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  6. Thank you so much. Now I get it!

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  7. You're very welcome.

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