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Washingtons Political Legacies: With a Biographical Outline of His Life and Character

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ISBN 10: 1108025935 / ISBN 13: 9781108025935
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228 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.5in. x 0.7in.This collection of some of George Washingtons most important letters and speeches documents key moments of his military and political career as a general in the American army during the War of Independence and as the first President of the United States. Published in 1800 following Washingtons death in 1799, this collection is dedicated to Washingtons widow Martha and contains details of Washingtons state funeral and memorial, and letters of condolence. The book includes a short biography covering the triumphs and tribulations of the war and presidency and describing the dedication to his country that caused Washington to be referred to as the Father of Our Country. The public letters and speeches that Washington gave to Congress, the army and the public, such as The Address on the Cessation of Hostilities, mark a turning point in American history and the establishment of the modern democracy. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108025935

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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This collection of some of George Washington's most important letters and speeches documents key moments of his military and political career as a general in the American army during the War of Independence and as the first President of the United States. Published in 1800 following Washington's death in 1799, this collection is dedicated to Washington's widow Martha and contains details of Washington's state funeral and memorial, and letters of condolence. The book includes a short biography covering the triumphs and tribulations of the war and presidency and describing the dedication to his country that caused Washington to be referred to as the 'Father of Our Country'. The public letters and speeches that Washington gave to Congress, the army and the public, such as The Address on the Cessation of Hostilities, mark a turning point in American history and the establishment of the modern democracy.

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George Washington (1732-1799) shaped the history of the United States of America as revolutionary general and first president. These selected letters and speeches, first published in 1800, mark key events in his career and in American history. The book includes a short biography, and a description of Washington's funeral.

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