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The making of George Washington

Author: William H Wilbur
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified : Wilbur?] ; [DeLand, Fla.] : [Distributor, Patriotic Education], 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2d rev. edView all editions and formats
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Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Wilbur
ISBN: 0912530022 : 9780912530024
OCLC Number: 1733134
Description: 254 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Part One, Prologue: Our Heritage. The Preservation of a Precious Heritage --
Finding Small Flaws --
What Did George Washington Look Like? --
Part Two: The Making of a Man, Dedicated, Just, and Incorruptible. February 22, 1732 --
First Objective-Obedience --
Father and Mother --
The Little Hunting Creek Home --
Father Goes to England --
Teachableness --
Happy Days! --
Lawrence Comes Home --
The Cherry Tree --
Life at Ferry Farm --
Lawrence Becomes a Soldier --
The Meaning of Words --
Austin Returns --
Death Strikes --
A Boy Communes With His Father --
A Modest Home --
George's Real Inheritance --
A Thorough Review --
Hawkins' Rules --
The Rules of Civility --
Europe Contributes Its Influence --
Excellence Was the Objective --
The Dukes of Schomberg --
Age Fifteen --
The Young Surveyor --
The Making of Cyrus the Great --
First Public Office-Age 17 --
George Is Introduced to Rome --
Lessons in Nobility and Dedication --
Three Devoted Tutors --
The Grim Reaper Strikes Again --
A Meaningful Choice --
Part Three, Epilogue: Building the Heritage. The Great Achievements --
The War for Independence --
Leader of the People --
The American Revolution Points the Way --
Leadership Toward a New Government --
The Constitutional Convention --
The Magnificent Concession --
The Presidency --
Building the New Nation --
Farewell --
Part Four, Appendix. That the Truth May Prevail.
Responsibility: by William H. Wilbur ; with a foreword by Kenneth D. Wells.

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