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In The Unexpected George Washington and America's Second Revolution, bestselling author Harlow Giles Unger (John Quincy Adams) gave us new glimpses into the life of the Father of Our Country. In "Mr. President", he provides his most provocative view yet of our first president. According to Unger, Washington possessed a strong conviction that the Constitution's pronounced limitation of presidential powers spelled a major threat to the preservation and health of the new embattled nation. With telling precision, this revisionist presidential history describes how the Founding Father leveraged control of war, finance, foreign affairs, and law enforcement from an often resistant Congress. A revealing new look at a presidency that set a new standard.