George Washington - A Patriot's Life

George Washington - A Patriot's Life

by David Ramsay, Philip Dossick

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During his remarkable lifetime, George Washington, one of the most influential patriots in American history, and an inspiration to American statesmen for centuries to follow, served his country in many capacities -- among them, as President of the United States,

With George Washington – A Patriot's Life author David Ramsay takes readers deep into the life and times of George Washington, with a swift, insightful, evenhanded account that includes Washington's triumphs, contradictions, and failings.

A fascinating trove of detail, this highly recommended volume will be welcomed by students, scholars, and any reader interested in American history as perhaps the definitive biography of this revered American.


GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732–1799) was the first President of the United States, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

His retirement after two terms and the peaceful transition from his presidency to that of John Adams established a tradition that continued up until Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to a third term. Washington has been widely hailed as the "father of his country."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151386470
Publisher: Newingtons
Publication date: 05/08/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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