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George Washington and the Cherry Tree Myth By Monticello West
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Our first man, George Washington was an historical figure larger than life, so it is very interesting to historians the mythologizing of our first celebrity president. Parson Weems still stands the... More > test of time as the first biographer that set the bar for trying to turn ordinary heroes into something even grander. The first time all the historical documents are put under one cover for the historical researcher to read and enjoy a critical biography about the making of a myth.< Less
Patriotism in Washington's Time By P.J. Byrne M.D.
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Patriotism in Washington's Time
Patriotism in Washington's Time By P.J. Byrne M.D.
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Patriotism in Washington's Time chronicles the formation of patriotism in the United States during the American Revolution time period. An insightful read
The Wonderful Story of Washington By Charles M. Stevens
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The classic biography of first American President, George Washington.
George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself By Carla Mooney
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George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself offers a fascinating look into the life and times of our nation’s first president. Readers ages 9 and up can explore... More > Washington’s years as a young Virginia gentleman, his military battles, and his political contributions to a fledgling nation. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 25 hands-on activities to help them learn about this legendary figure in American history. Young readers will create a surveyor’s map, cook Washington’s favorite hoecakes, write with a quill pen, make a replica of Washington’s battle sword, and much more. George Washington includes biographical sidebars, illustrations, and historical facts that allow kids to explore the life of George Washington in a fun, hands-on way.< Less
Daughters of the Puritans: A Group of Brief Biographies By Seth Curtis Beach
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During the first half of the nineteenth century, Miss Sedgwick would doubtless have been considered the queen of American letters, but, in the opinion of her friends, the beauty of her character... More > surpassed the merit of her books. In 1871, Miss Mary E. Dewey, her life-long neighbor, edited a volume of Miss Sedgwick's letters, mostly to members of her family, in compliance with the desire of those who knew and loved her, "that some printed memorial should exist of a life so beautiful and delightful in itself, and so beneficent in its influence upon others." Truly a "life beautiful in itself and beneficent in its influence," the reader will say, as he lays down this tender volume. Catharine Maria Sedgwick was born at Stockbridge, Mass., in 1789, the first year of the presidency of George Washington. She was a descendant from Robert Sedgwick, major-general under Cromwell, and governor of Jamaica.< Less
Old Christmas By Washington Irving
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was... More > an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.He made his literary debut in 1802 with a series of observational letters to the Morning Chronicle, written under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Irving< Less
The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon By Washington Irving
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was... More > an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.He made his literary debut in 1802 with a series of observational letters to the Morning Chronicle, written under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Irving< Less
The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 Commander in Chief of the American Forces During the War which Established the Independence of his Country and First President of the United States By John Marshall
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Marshall Harlan (May 20, 1899 – December 29,... More > 1971) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1955 to 1971. His namesake was his grandfather John Marshall Harlan, another associate justice who served from 1877 to 1911.Harlan was a student at Upper Canada College and Appleby College and then at Princeton University. Awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, he studied law at Balliol College, Oxford. Upon his return to the U.S. in 1923 Harlan worked in the law firm of Root, Clark, Buckner & Howland while studying at New York Law School. Later he served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and as Special Assistant Attorney General of New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Marshall_Harlan_II< Less
Cronica de la conquista de Granada (1 de 2) [Spanish] By Washington Irving
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was... More > an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.He made his literary debut in 1802 with a series of observational letters to the Morning Chronicle, written under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Irving< Less