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George Washington and the Making of a Nation

Marcus Cunliffe

George Washington and the Making of a Nation

by Marcus Cunliffe

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Published by Troll Communications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1732-1799,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Presidents,
  • United States,
  • Washington, George,,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    American Heritage Junior Library

    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11384627M
    ISBN 100816715238
    ISBN 109780816715237
    OCLC/WorldCa19379417

    George Washington is a American television miniseries directed by Buzz miniseries, released in three parts, chronicles the life of George Washington, the 1st President of the United States, from age 11 to age George Washington is based on the biography by James Thomas Flexner.. The miniseries was shot mainly on location near Washington, D.C. Original network: CBS. "Mr. President": George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office - Ebook written by Harlow Giles Unger. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read "Mr. President": George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office.

      Part 5 of 6 - This is the first episode of the sequel "George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation" mini-series which first aired on September 21st, “George Washington II” is a. In the early days of his presidency, Washington found himself bored and idle, yet as acclaimed historian Unger (John Quincy Adams) reveals in this fast-paced chronicle of Washington.

    George Washington: the making of an American symbol User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A sociologist offers a provocative analysis of Washington seen through the eyes of his contemporaries. He shows how the self-deprecating leader was shaped into a national hero by the peculiar concerns Read full review.   A short documentary produced by Studies Weekly about George Washington for teachers and students to use in their classroom. Learn more about history and science with Studies Weekly!


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George Washington and the Making of a Nation by Marcus Cunliffe Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book, George Washington and the Making of a Nation, is an excellent book for upper-elementary and middle-grade students. There is a great deal of information about the personal life and professional accomplishements of this great man. Washington's actions, especially in regard to the revolutionary war, are well covered and quite thorough/5(3).

Author Harlow Giles Unger's book is a biography of the first presidency; not a biography of George Washington's life, but rather his ground breaking office as the new nation's first president. Unger illustrates the remarkable transformation of the presidency from one only vaguely defined in the words of the Constitution, to a far more vigorous, powerful office by the end of Washington's /5(26).

George Washington And The Making Of A Nation on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Troll Associates. All Cloudless Glory: The Life of George Washington, Volume 2: Making a Nation Hardcover – November 1, by Harrison Clark (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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[Marcus Cunliffe] -- A biography of the first President, emphasizing his role in the Revolution. Includes. Author Harlow Giles Unger's book is a biography of the first presidency; not a biography of George Washington's life, but rather his ground breaking office as the new nation's first president.

Unger illustrates the remarkable transformation of the presidency from one only vaguely defined in the words of the Constitution, to a far more vigorous, powerful office by the end of Washington's /5(25).

In  “Mr. President”: George Washington and  the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office, noted author and historian, Harlow Giles Unger, reveals how Washington built the powerful structure that has underpinned every one of our nation’s chief executives since he left office on March 4.

Excellent book on the influences that contributed to the great charactor of George Washington. It looks into his life from birth to age It briefly touches on the accomplishments of later life, but it's unique from most of Washington's biography by really looking at how he was raised and the characteristics of his parents and older half /5.

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A book review of ""Mr. President"": George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office by Harlow Giles Unger - [strips] away the mythological haze surrounding one of our most important founding fathersAuthor: Harlow Giles Unger.

George Washington & the Founding of a Nation by Albert Marrin is an extensive biography of Washington's personal and political background. It is full of quotes, letters, and entries by George Washington which makes the biography more engaging and factual/5.

"Mr. President": George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office - Harlow Giles Unger - Google Books Although the framers gave the president little authority, George Washington knew 4/5(1).

George Washington was a pivotal part of the creation of the new nation. Learning about the Constitution Lesson Objective: The Constitutional Convention met in Philadelphia in the summer of with the goal to fix the Articles of Confederation, which kept the 13 colonies loosely bound by a weak central government.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “All Cloudless Glory: The Life of George Washington: Making a Nation” as /5(6).

Fergus M Bordewich is a great story teller and, surprisingly, the making of Washington DC as the nation's capital is great story to be told. It never ceases to surprise and sadden me how much slavery played a role in the nation's politics from its very beginnings and the story of how DC came to be is no exception/5(41).

In clear and concise prose, Higginbotham shows that as Revolutionary War commander, proponent of the Constitution, and president, George Washington focused on building national identity and. President: George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office - eBook () by Harlow Giles Unger Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

You can unsubscribe at any : Ebook. Creating the American Nation. George Washington, the commander in chief of the American Revolutionary Army, was the ever practical military leader, president of the Federal Constitutional Convention, and first president of the United States.

The collections of this famous former British colonial reflect his public career and his personal interests.

An accalimed historian, Harlow Giles Unger is a former Distinguished Visiting Fellow in American History at Mount Vernon and the Brand: Hachette Books. In his adult biography, George Washington, Man and Monument (), Marcus Cunliffe sought to penetrate the ""myth of suffocating dullness"" which surrounded the first President; he does the same for a younger audience here, with visual support and somewhat different emphasis, but with comparable honesty.

George Washington and the New Nation () is the third in Thomas Flexners four-volume series on George Washington. This volume covers Washingtons life from his restless (and short-lived) retirement at Mt. Vernon following the American Revolution to the beginning of his second term as our nations first President/5.

Continuing the story of George Washington the mini-series from two years earlier is George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation. Taken again from that most accessible and readable of Washington biographies by James Thomas Flexner, this series deals with Washington as our first president under the new Constitution.8/10(1).

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