By Roberta Edwards, True Kelley
In 1789, George Washington turned the 1st president of the us. He has been known as the daddy of our nation for major the USA via its early years. Washington additionally served in significant wars in the course of his lifetime: the French and Indian battle and the yank Revolution. With over a hundred black-and-white illustrations, Washington's interesting tale involves existence - revealing the genuine guy, not only the face at the buck invoice!
Preview of Who Was George Washington? PDF
Best American History books
At the final scorching day of summer time in 1992, gunfire cracked over a rocky knob in northern Idaho, simply south of the Canadian border. by means of the next day to come 3 humans have been useless, and a small warfare used to be joined, pitting the complete may possibly of federal legislation enforcement opposed to one well-armed family members. Drawing on wide interviews with Randy Weaver's family members, govt insiders, and others, Jess Walter lines the trails that led the Weavers to their disagreement with federal brokers and led the govt to regard a kin like a gang of criminals.
During this provocative account of colonial the USA, William R. Polk explores the foremost occasions, contributors, and issues of this severe interval. With bright descriptions of the societies that folks from Europe got here from and with an emphasis on what they believed they have been going to, Polk introduces the local Indians encountered within the New international and the black Africans who have been introduced around the Atlantic.
From the writer of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes tale of espionage in motion. within the first ever memoir via a top-level operative to be approved by means of the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez finds the crafty methods and insights that helped retailer 1000s from lethal events. Adept at growing new identities for a person, wherever, Mendez was once excited by operations around the globe, from “Wild West” adventures in East Asia to chilly conflict intrigue in Moscow.
One in all America's most beneficial Buddhist academics distills a life of perform and instructing during this groundbreaking exploration of the hot Buddhist culture taking root on American soil.
- Presidential Ambition: Gaining Power At Any Cost
- Faith and Freedom: The Founding Fathers in Their Own Words
- Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938 (Ninth Revised Edition)
- The Book of Mormon: A Biography (Lives of Great Religious Books)
- American Queen: The Rise and Fall of Kate Chase Sprague--Civil War "Belle of the North" and Gilded Age Woman of Scandal
- Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
Additional info for Who Was George Washington?
TIMELINE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON’S lifestyles TIMELINE OF the realm BIBLIOGRAPHY Buller, Jon, et al. shrewdpermanent in regards to the Presidents. Grosset & Dunlap, long island, 2004. Calkhoven, Laurie. George Washington: An American existence. Sterling Publishing corporation, ny, 2006. Jurmain, Suzanne Tripp. George Did It. Dutton Children’s Books, manhattan, 2006. Krull, Kathleen. Lives of the Presidents. Harcourt alternate, California, 1998. Marrin, Albert. George Washington & the Founding of a kingdom. Dutton Children’s Books, big apple, 2001.