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George Washington as the French knew him

Chinard, Gilbert.

George Washington as the French knew him

a collection of texts.

by Chinard, Gilbert.

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Military leadership,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited and translated with an introd. by Gilbert Chinard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.17 .C5 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 161 p.
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5682435M
      ISBN 100837110580
      LC Control Number69013858

      The papers of army officer and first U.S. president George Washington () held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress constitute the largest collection of original Washington papers in the world. They consist of approximat items accumulated by Washington between and , including correspondence, diaries, and financial and military records. George III couldn’t believe it; he leaned back in his chair and said, “If this be true, then George Washington must be the greatest Man in the world.” After five years of comfort as a Virginian farmer, Washington once again recognized the need of the people for a leader to guide the nation in its infancy.

      The 8 Strategies That Made George Washington One of the Richest Americans in History America’s first president knew his way around a budget. When Young George Washington Started a War and the governor knew this experience would help him navigate the frontier as he led the mile trek from Williamsburg, Virginia, to Fort LeBoeuf.

        Americans call George Washington “the father of our country.” Most people know him best as the first president of the United States, from to Author: VOA Learning English.   Book Review: The Indian World of George Washington by Colin G. Calloway (Oxford University Press, ) BUY THIS BOOK FROM AMAZON. In writing The Indian World of George Washington Colin Calloway set off to rectify a shortcoming in American ing to him, “American history has largely forgotten what Washington knew. Narratives of national expansion and 9/


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