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People of Virginia in the French and Indian War - George Washington, Joseph Martin, George Washington in the French and Indian War (Paperback) Loot Price: R304
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People of Virginia in the French and Indian War - George Washington, Joseph Martin, George Washington in the French and Indian War (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: George Washington, Joseph Martin, George Washington in the French and Indian War, Daniel Morgan, Henry Timberlake, Charles Scott, Joseph Hardin, Sr., Thomas Sumter, William Crawford, Andrew Lewis, James Craik, William Fleming, Thomas Bullitt, Andrew Montour, George Mercer, John Neville, Adam Stephen, William Russell, William Byrd III, Stephen Heard, George Weedon, William Woodford, Jethro Sumner, William Darke. Excerpt: George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799) was the dominant military and political leader of the new United States of America from 1775 to 1799. He led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in 1775-1783, and presided over the writing of the Constitution in 1787. The unanimous choice to serve as the first President of the United States (1789-1797), Washington presided over the creation of a strong, well-financed national government that stayed neutral in the wars raging in Europe, suppressed rebellion and won acceptance among Americans of all types. His leadership style established many forms and rituals of government that have been used ever since, such as using a cabinet system and delivering an inaugural address. Washington is universally regarded as the "Father of his country." Washington was born into the provincial gentry of a wealthy, well connected Colonial Virginia family who owned tobacco plantations. After his father and older brother both died young, Washington became personally and professionally attached to the powerful Fairfax family, which promoted his career as a surveyor and soldier. Washington quickly became a senior officer of the colonial forces during the first stages of the French and Indian War. Chosen by the Second Continental Congress in 1775 to be commander-in-chief of the Contin...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-82075-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-82075-4
Barcode: 9781155820750

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