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George Washington

First in War

Palmer, Dave R.

George Washington’s long career as soldier began with defeat as a young line officer in the bloody frontier skirmishes of the French and Indian War; it culminated in the role...


The Presidency of George Washington
The Presidency of George Washington
Warren, Jack D., Jr.

In the first specialized study of the Washington presidency published in a generation, the historian Jack D. Warren Jr. outlines the first president’s practical accomplishments...


Slavery at the Home of George Washington
Slavery at the Home of George Washington
Schwarz, Philip J.

George Washington inherited his first slave at the age of eleven, and he was the only founding father to free his slaves in his will. This highly readable selection of articles...


Martha Washington
Martha Washington
Clark, Ellen Mcallister

In many ways Martha Dandridge Custis Washington represented the ideal woman of the new American republic. She was not born of the aristocracy, but she gained the admiration and...


George Washington
George Washington

Pioneer Farmer

Fusonie, Alan

This volume provides a fresh historical focus on George Washington as a pioneer farmer actively engaged in a new approach to agriculture: one based on a more scientific...