George Washington: An Interactive Biography

George Washington: An Interactive Biography

by Rod Gragg
     
 

"At the end of his presidency, [George Washington] published a farewell address that left the American people a legacy of wise advice: Live as a patriot, he advised. Cherish liberty and oppose despotism. Prepare for war, but strive for peace. Seek the public good rather than political power. Avoid national debt, and be responsible citizens. And never forget the… See more details below

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"At the end of his presidency, [George Washington] published a farewell address that left the American people a legacy of wise advice: Live as a patriot, he advised. Cherish liberty and oppose despotism. Prepare for war, but strive for peace. Seek the public good rather than political power. Avoid national debt, and be responsible citizens. And never forget the true foundations of the American nation."
-Rod Gragg
Unlike other books about George Washington, this compelling interactive biography reveals anew why Washington is proclaimed as the "Father of Our Country" and remains America's most-beloved president. Graced by a captivating fast-paced narrative and intricate, colorful design, George Washington: An Interactive Biography literally places history in the hands of the reader through a fascinating collection of Washington artifacts and documents.
Tucked away throughout the book is "history you can hold"-authentically reproduced letters, diary pages, maps, sketches, official orders, and artifacts from Washington's life which can be removed for close examination. Through these reproductions, the reader can study and enjoy primary-source materials normally accessible only to historians. Never has the reader had the opportunity to examine George Washington's extraordinary life and times in such a personal and intriguing way.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589808942
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/31/2012
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
870,607
Product dimensions:
11.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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