George Washington (Google eBook)

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LSU Press, 1984 - 326 pages
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Contents

The Young Virginian
1
The Herald of Empire
13
The Beginner of a War
24
The Hero in Battle
33
The Frontier Commander
47
The Triumphs of the Colonel
62
The Colonel Sally Fairfax and Martha Custis
73
The Magnate of Mount Vernon
81
The General in a New War
167
Washington in Stalemate
182
Washington in Triumph
194
The Great Man
211
The President Under the Constitution
225
The President of a Nation
237
The President and the West
254
Washington and the French Revolution
266

The Champion of American Rights
95
The Commander in Chief
103
The General for Independence
117
The General in Flight
131
The Hero of the Delaware
141
The Defeated Victor
151
The Farewell of the President
282
The Farewell of the Hero
293
Bibliographical Essay
307
Index
317
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