9 edition of The George Washington you never knew found in the catalog.
Explores the childhood, character, and influential events that helped shape the life of the first president.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 77) and index.
|Statement||by James Lincoln Collier ; [illustrations by Greg Copeland].|
|Genre||Juvenile literature., Biography|
|Contributions||Copeland, Greg, ill.|
|LC Classifications||E312.66 .C65 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||80 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
|LC Control Number||2003005248|
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James Craik, 69, an Edinburgh-trained physician who had served with Washington in the French and Indian Wars, closed Washington's eyes. The way he responded to those pressures is really revealing. Joke or not, as audiences began to react to the title, Coe recalled, "I thought as much as I might come to regret this title, it's doing exactly what I want.
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Riordon, published a book Plunkitt of Tammany Hallwhich was essentially a series of monologues in which the old politician, often hilariously, expounded on his life and his theories of politics. Political Parties All through his two terms as president, Washington was dismayed at the growing partisanship within the government and the nation.
Washington formally bade his troops farewell and on December 23,he resigned his commission as commander-in-chief of the army and returned to Mount Vernon.Mar 24, · What George Washington knew about etiquette.
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