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life and times of George Washington

Samuel M. Smucker

life and times of George Washington

by Samuel M. Smucker

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Published by United States Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799.,
  • United States. -- Army -- Biography.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    Title on cover: George Washington.

    Other titlesGeorge Washington., George Washington.
    Statementby Samuel M. Schmucker.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination432 p. ;
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17786251M

      As Joan Biskupic observes in her book “The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts,” after Republicans’ refusal to confirm President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court.   Much has been written in the past two centuries about George Washington the statesman and “father of his country.” Less often discussed is Washington’s military career, including his exploits as a young officer and his performance as the Revolutionary War commander in chief. Now, in a revealing work of historical biography, Edward Lengel has 4/5(1).

    Ron Chernow, the author, has attempted to tell George Washington's complete and complicated life story in a remarkable single volume. Although many others have attempted to tell the story of Washington in the past, it has proved impossible to tell everything about the man in a single book. In Washington: A Life, Chernow does a beautiful job. Overview. This lesson serves as an introduction to a unit about U.S. presidents and the early history of this country. The featured informational text, George Washington, provides a brief biography of Washington as connected to the thirteen colonies, the French and Indian War, England’s taxation of the colonists, the Revolutionary War, the crossing of the Delaware, the .

    George Washington lived only two years after leaving the presidency. Mount Vernon had been neglected for decades, and Washington spent most of his remaining days trying to make it solvent and functional. As relations with France worsened in mid, however, the former President was again called to public duty when President Adams named.   To make the book even more popular Weems added, among other things, the fictional incident of young George Washington and the Cherry Tree to the fifth edition in Parson Weems ran a mobile bookstore known as the “Flying Library” which he took to various cities selling books.


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WASHINGTON: A LIFE By Ron Chernow Penguin, $40 pages. At least once every generation someone writes another “major” biography of George tably, each new book claims to be. The Life of George Washington book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Used throughout the first half of the nineteenth cent /5. 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 by:   His thoroughness in “Washington: A Life” is prompted by the Papers of George Washington, a research project that has been under way at the University of Virginia sincehas passed the   In the context of his time and setting, George Gershwin was something close to an American Mozart.

Like Mozart, he died in his 30s, still at the height of his powers. This book is a straight forward unbiased view of the life of our first president.

The author doesn't white wash or over criticize Mr. Washington but offers a fair, complete, and detailed look into the man who became a legend. I have learned a more honest approach about George Washington from this book than any previous one I've read.

George Washington (–) was commander in chief of the American and French forces in the American Revolution (–83) and became the first president of the United States.

George Washington was born at Bridges Creek (later known as Wakefield) in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on Febru THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON. CHAPTER I. BOY-HOOD. George Wash-ing-ton was born in the State of Vir-gin-i-a, at a place known as Bridg-es Creek, on Feb-ru-a-ry 22, His great grand-sire, John Wash-ing-ton, came from Eng-land in the yearand took up lands in that state and was a rich man.

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George Washington's step daughter, Patsy, dies after suffering an epileptic fit at the age of Decem The Boston Tea Party: September George Washington is elected as a delegate to the First Continental Congress: George Washington owns 6, acres on Mount Vernon and the sixteen-sided barn is completed on the.

"Washington Irving regarded the Life of George Washington and the "crowning effort" of his long literary career. He began the work in the early 's at his home, Sunnyside, in Tarrytown, New York, and its five volumes were published as completed from tothe year of his death.

Throughout the book, Chernow provides a lot of color on Washington’s family life, in particular with his brood of surrogate children. Although he was devoid of natural children, Martha was a widow with 4, all of whom both she and George outlived.4/5.

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75 years ago this week, this image appeared on the cover. 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 Brand: Oxford University Press.

InGeorge Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.

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Early edition of Irving’s esteemed biography of George Washington, illustrated with frontispiece in each volume and 29 plates, handsomely bound. Irving’s planned his “monumental” Life of Washington as early asbut did not complete the biography until the final years of his life.

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