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The life of Washington

Autor: M L Weems
Verlag: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1962.
Serien: John Harvard library.
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The effect of this "single, immortal, and dubious anecdote," and others like it, has made this book one of the most influential in the history of American folklore. The first republication of the  Weiterlesen…

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Gattung/Form: Biography
Physisches Format Online version:
Weems, M.L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825.
Life of Washington.
Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1962
(OCoLC)564070291
Online version:
Weems, M.L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825.
Life of Washington.
Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1962
(OCoLC)594006049
Name: George Washington; George Washington
Medienart: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: M L Weems
ISBN: 0674532503 9780674532502 0674532511 9780674532519
OCLC-Nummer: 425204
Anmerkungen: "The text of the present edition follows that of the ninth, issued in 1809, 'greatly improved' [published under title: The life of George Washington]."
Beschreibung: lxii, 226 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 22 cm.
Inhalt: Birth and education --
George's father dies --
His education continued by his mother --
His behaviour under School-master Williams --
George leaves school --
Is appointed a private surveyor to Lord Fairfax, of the northern Neck --
Wishes to enter on board of a British Man of War --
Providentially prevented by his mother --
The first lightnings of his soul to war --
French encroachments on the Ohio --
Washington volunteers his services to Governor Dinwiddie --
His hazardous embassy to the French and Indians --
Miraculous escapes --
Account of his journals --
Anecdote of his modesty --
The French and Indian War begins --
Washington goes forth to meet the dangers of his country --
Aims a blow at Fort DuQuesne --
Fails --
Gallant defence of Fort Necessity --
Retired from the service in disgust --
Pressed into it again by General Braddock --
Defeat and death of Braddock, and dreadful slaughter of his army --
Fateful effects of Braddock's defeat --
Washington wishes to carry the war into Indian country --
Government refuses --
Defensive war preferred --
The frontiers desolated. Washington's mother has a very curious dream --
It points to great coming troubles --
A cloud rising in England --
The causes of the Revolutionary War --
Battle of Bunker's Hill --
Of Sullivan's Island --
Declaration of Independence --
Defeat of the Americans on Long Island --
Howe looks big --
Times squally --
Lord North coming to his senses, sends commissioners to America --
Clinton evacuates Philadelphia --
Washington pursues him --
Battle of Monmouth --
Arnold's apostacy --
André apprehended --
Executed --
His character --
Washington again on his farm --
Sketch of his conduct there --
Suggests the importance of inland navigation --
Companies forming --
Urges a reform of the old Constitution --
Appointed President of the United States --
Great difficulties to encounter --
Gloriously surmounts them --
The death of Washington --
Character of Washington --
Washington's character continued --
his benevolence --
Washington's character continued --
his industry --
Washington's character continued --
his patriotism --
conclusion --
Washington's will.
Serientitel: John Harvard library.
Andere Titel Life of George Washington
Verfasserangabe: by Mason L. Weems ; edited by Marcus Cunliffe.

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