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Life of General Washington

Life of General Washington

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Published by [s.n. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 3508
ContributionsWayne, Caleb Parry, 1776-1849
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 broadside
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15079995M

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  The morning he arrived back in New York, General Washington called on Hercules Mulligan. The men shared breakfast, and afterward General Washington ordered a complete civilian wardrobe from the. This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Washington. Washington: A Life is a comprehensive biography of George Washington. Ron Chernow, the author, has attempted to tell.


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This biography of George Washington―the only one authorized by the general himself―was written by his close friend and military aide David Humphreys.

It offers a rare, intimate glimpse of Washington's life, from his birth in until his assumption of the presidency in Cited by: 1.

First Ron Chernow book that I have read. Great book. Learned so much about George Washington. Not sure how this book affected my opinion of George Washington though.

It's still sinking in. If I had to say now it would be that I am more impressed by his leadership as a general in the French and Indian War and of course the Revolutionary War/5(K).

George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president Born: The effect of this "single, immortal, and dubious anecdote," and others like it, has made this book one of the most influential in the history of American folklore.

Originally published as an eighty-page pamphlet entitled The Life and Memorable Actions of George Washington, it quickly attained immense popularity. In a so-called fifth edition was published which contained for the first 3/5(1).

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().

Washington: A Life. Rating details 48, ratings 2, reviews. The celebrated Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of America. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life, he carries the reader through Washington's troubled boyhood, his precocious feats in the French and Indian Wars /5(K).

This bibliography of George Washington is a selected list of written and published works about George Washington (–). Google Scholar lists over scholarly books and articles with his name in the title. It covers his life in general or in part and includes primary sources containing Washington's works, letters, records, diaries, etc.

General George Washington: a military life User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Lengel (history, Univ. of Virginia; assoc. ed., The Papers of George Washington) attempts to give readers a balanced view of Washington as a military leader, beginning with his 4/5(1). The reader watches as Washington learns, makes mistakes, sometimes learns from those mistakes and inevitably forges ahead to the next battle or campaign.

General George Washington, a Military Life is so well written anyone from the age of 10 or 12 ought to have no problem with it. It is very hard to put down as it is a page turner. An obvious answer is that Chernow is no ordinary writer. Like his popular biographies of John D.

Rockefeller and Alexander Hamilton, his “Washington” while long, is vivid and well : Andrew Cayton. 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).

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Book review: George Washington: A Life in Books by Kevin J. Hayes (Oxford University Press, May ) [BUY NOW ON AMAZON]In the introduction to George Washington: A Life in Books, historian Kevin Hayes discusses an encounter during a vacation to Australia before he began graduate met an Australian couple, and they asked him to tell them everything he knew about 9/   Now, before you think this is a book to shy away from -- a mere regurgitation of historical facts and transcripts of moldy 18th century correspondence --Washington: A Life is far from is a.

A Short Biography of George Washington “More than most, Washington’s biography is the story of a man constructing himself.” — W. Abbot1 Early Life America’s first president was born on Febru to Augustine Washington (–) and his second wife. In the opening of William H. McRaven’s book, “Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations,” the retired four-star admiral who served as the.

The life and memoirs of the late Major General Lee, second in command to General Washington, during the American revolution, to which are added, his political and military essays. Contributor Names Lee, Charles, [from old catalog] Langworthy, Edward.

Editorial Reviews. Winner of the George Washington Book Prize "In this new work, Kevin J. Hayes shatters the myth of an ignorant, unread Washington and does something even more difficult: Hayes not only has tracked down new discoveries in one of the most studied American lives, but he reveals a much more human portrait of the great man than most biographies have been able to : Oxford University Press.

Booker T. Washington’s Parents and Early Life Booker Taliaferro Washington was born on April 5, in a slave hut in Franklin County, Virginia. His mother was a cook for the plantation’s owner.

Booker T. Washington was one of the foremost African American leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, founding the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial : Home George Washington 10 Things You Really Ought to Know about George When George Washington’s father died inthere was little money left to support the formal education of year-old George.

Washington’s formal schooling ended by the time he but his pursuit of knowledge continued throughout his life.Featured ELA Common Core State Standards. RI/RI Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

W/W Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. SL/SL Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 4/5 topics and.