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George Washington

Author: James MacGregor Burns; Susan Dunn
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2004.
Series: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the contributions of America's first president, tracing his accomplishments as a Revolutionary War hero and explaining how his decisions as president established precedents for the future governing of America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James MacGregor Burns; Susan Dunn
ISBN: 0805069364 9780805069365
OCLC Number: 52878597
Description: xviii, 185 pages : portrait ; 22 cm.
Contents: Editor's note --
Prologue --
1. Fierce ambition --
2. The education of a soldier --
3. "Radical cures" --
4. The grand experiment begins --
5. The transformation --
6. The deepening chasm --
7. The wider world --
8. The curtain falls --
9. Collective leadership : remaking the Constitution --
Epilogue : moral leadership : the mixed legacy --
Sources and notes --
Milestones --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Series Title: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Responsibility: James MacGregor Burns and Susan Dunn.
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Examines the contributions of America's first president, tracing his accomplishments as a Revolutionary War hero and explaining how his decisions as president established precedents for the future governing of America.

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