In 1798, Americans began to address the need to educate their military officers. A combined naval and military academy was proposed, but in 1802 Congress established the United States Military Academy at West Point for Army officers alone. From then until 1845, when Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft founded the Naval School at Annapolis, Maryland, the need for systematic naval education was extensively debated.Examples of his keen insights abound; the following footnotes offer a representative sampling. ... Bacon, in aquot;Of Innovations, aquot; Chapter XXIV of Essays, Civil and Moral, wrote aquot;he that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils ; for time isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Naval Ethos: Constructing Character in the Naval Academy Debate|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|