"the great events on which my resignation depended, having at length taken place, i have now the honor of offering my sincere congratulations to congress, and of presenting myself before them, to surrender into their hands the trust committed to me, and to claim the indulgence of retiring from the service of my country. . . . having now finished the work assigned me, i retire from the great theater of action, —and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders i have so long acted, i here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." — george washington, annapolis, december 23, 1783 what is the significance of this letter from george washington? a. washington is giving political advice to congress. b. washington is accepting his election as president. c. washington is giving up his command of the army. d. washington is surrendering at the battle of brandywine.
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