Patriot School: The United States Military Academy at West Point

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After the Revolutionary War, George Washington had a vision of a school to train soldiers. In 1802, the United States Military Academy at West Point opened with ten students.

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Overview

After the Revolutionary War, George Washington had a vision of a school to train soldiers. In 1802, the United States Military Academy at West Point opened with ten students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756928070
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning Corporation
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Series: Cover-to-Cover Informational Series
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 1,549,762
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 George Washington: His Dream 4
Chapter 2 Robert E. Lee: A Perfect Student 18
Chapter 3 Ulysses S. Grant: A Reluctant Student 25
Chapter 4 The Mexican War: Cadets United 31
Chapter 5 The Civil War: Cadets Divided 37
Chapter 6 Dwight D. Eisenhower: The Cadet Who Loved Sports 45
Chapter 7 Norman Schwarzkopf: The Cadet from Many Schools 52
Chapter 8 West Point: Its Famous Cadets 58
Chapter 9 West Point: A Love of Sports 63
Chapter 10 West Point: Today and Tomorrow 67
Glossary 71
Index 72
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2009

    Learned A Bunch About Some Great Americans!

    Ike ditched his studies for football? Ulysees Grant got bullied? Robert Lee was embarrassed by his poor home life? I didn't know any of this until I read this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2004

    FINALLY! A West Point Book For Kids

    One of the most important institutions in the history of our country can finally be recognized by young readers in this beautifully done book.

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