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George Washington, country boy, country gentleman

Tracey E. Dils

George Washington, country boy, country gentleman

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Published by Worthington Press in Pinellas Park, Fla .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States. Continental Army -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten by Tracey E. Dils ; illustrated by Dick Smolinski.
      SeriesGrowing into greatness
      ContributionsSmolinski, Dick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.66 .D55 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1464433M
      ISBN 100874066298
      LC Control Number93123310
      OCLC/WorldCa28184255

        What would George Washington do? Would he drink to the self-destruction of the Republic Party? In this exclusive book excerpt, A.J. Jacobs follows the rules of America's Founding Father in Chief.


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—Horn Book "Rockwell gives us a whole man, from shy boy to country gentleman, reluctant battlefield hero to legendary leader, and Phelan’s bold, dynamic paintings capture the nuances. In an afterword, the author considers the 'stain on the new nation’s flag,' approaching Washington’s treatment of his slaves with candor and honesty.

George Washington, American general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (–83) and subsequently first president of the United States (–97). He is known as ‘the Father of His Country.’ Learn more about Washington’s life and career.

George Washington (Febru – Decem ) was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and founding father who served as the first president of the United States from to Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for presided at the Constitutional Convention ofwhich established the U.S.

Constitution and Succeeded by: John Adams. George Washington McLintock: If these settlers get burned out, there'll be a lot of hollerin' that this country is too wild to be a state. We'll go on bein' a territory some more, with a lot of political appointees runnin' it according to what they learned in some college where they think cows are somethin' you milk and Indians are somethin.

Ron Chernow is the prizewinning author of six previous books and the recipient of the National Humanities first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award, Washington: A Life won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, and Alexander Hamilton—the inspiration for the Broadway musical—won the George Washington Book Prize/5().

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Served as President: Vice President: John Adams Party: Federalist Age at inauguration: 57 Born: Febru in Westmoreland County, Virginia Died: Decem in Mount Vernon, Virginia Married: Martha Dandridge Washington Children: none (2 stepchildren) Nickname: Father of His Country.

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