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A true and authentic history of His Excellency George Washington

Jedidiah Morse

A true and authentic history of His Excellency George Washington

commander in chief of the American army during the late war, and present president of the United States : also, of the brave generals Montgomery and Greene, and the celebrated Marquis de La Fayette : to which is added, an Ode on General Washington"s birthday by the Rev. Mr. Thomas Thornton

by Jedidiah Morse

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Published by Printed by Peter Stewart, for Robert Stewart in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799,
  • Montgomery, Richard, -- 1738-1775,
  • Greene, Nathanael, -- 1742-1786,
  • Lafayette, Marie Adrienne de Noailles, -- marquise de, -- 1759-1807

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 97086
    ContributionsThornton, Thomas, Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination19, [5] p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15359876M
    LC Control Number87648515

    His Excellency: George Washington Written by Mark S on April 9th, Book Rating: 4/5; For me, this book really shed some light on why he was such a pivotal leader in American history. It helped me understand the feel of the American . Book Reviews. Washington’s Crossing (Book Review) Reviewed by Steven Martinovich By David Hackett Fischer Oxford University Press, Looking back on history, Americans tend to view the year through a Vaseline-coated lens. Determined to forge a new nation and throw off the shackles Book Reviews. His Excellency: George Washington Author: Historynet Staff.

    Please feel free to add more information, as well as change the title of the article to "His Excellency: George Washington." At the moment, I've not a clue how to accomplish this. I'll add more information later myself, after I finish reading the book Er. ~ The Rebel At ~ , 9 July (UTC) He learns, he learns. In this landmark work of history and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Joseph J. Ellis explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals—Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison—confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation.

      He asked Joseph J. Ellis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of His Excellency: George Washington. Ellis confirmed the tale but warned that this chapter in history is shrouded in.


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George Washington never does chop down a cherry tree only to proclaim to his father he could not tell a lie nor throw a silver dollar across the Potomac River. In fact, he was a mortal man serving as an officer and a statesmen, during the creation of an historic new nation unlike any other the world had ever seen where the ideal of liberty and.

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The conquests and failures in battle and his achievements as president have been brought out in a way no historian has been able to capture previously. It presents a biographical masterpiece that is. His conclusions are not always those that today's schoolchildren find in their history texts.

In the narrow tactical sense, for instance, Ellis judges Washington no great military genius. He points out that Washington lost more battles than he won, he was a control freak and a man very conscious of his place in history.

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