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George Washington : uniting a nation

Author: Don Higginbotham
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In 1776, 13 colonies declared their independence from Britain. Although they came together to fight a war, the colonies were far from a unified nation. In this text, Don Higginbotham argues that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Higginbotham
ISBN: 0742522091 9780742522091 0742522083 9780742522084
OCLC Number: 60832326
Notes: "A Madison House book."
Description: xii, 175 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Unity and symbolism --
Political unity and consolidation --
The unifier as president --
Reflections on the unifier --
Appendix 1: Sentiments on a peace establishment, May 1783 --
Appendix 2: Circular to state governments, June 1783 --
Appendix 3: To the President of the Confederation Congress, September 17, 1787 --
Appendix 4: First inaugural address, April 30, 1789 --
Appendix 5: Farewell address, September 19, 1796 --
Appendix 6: Eighth annual message to Congress, December 7, 1796.
Responsibility: Don Higginbotham.

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No one else combines Don Higginbotham's knowledge of the Revolutionary era and familiarity with Washington's writings. In George Washington: Uniting A Nation the result is a sure-handed, gracefully Read more...

 
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