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The world of young George Washington

by Suzanne Hilton

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the childhood and youth of George Washington in the context of the eighteenth-century Virginia society in which he lives.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementSuzanne Hilton ; illustrated by William Sauts Bock.
      ContributionsBock, William Sauts, 1939- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.66 .H5 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. :
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2719928M
      ISBN 100802766579, 0802766587
      LC Control Number86013296

      Featuring the Rules of Civility that George Washington learned when he was a child, this book focuses on 50 of his maxims, ranging from table manners to polite conversation to being a good citizen. Paired with laugh-out-loud illustrations, this book is a sure-fire guide to amazing etiquette. Shop new, used, rare, and out-of-print books. Powell's is an independent bookstore based in Portland, Oregon. Browse staff picks, author features, and more.

        George Washington and His Maps In his journey from surveyor to soldier to leader, our first president used cartography to get a feel for the young nation. George Washington was born in in Virginia. His family were wealthy and they owned many slaves who worked on the plantations. As a planter, he felt constrained by British regulations and taxes and this proved one factor in encouraging him to fight the British in the later Wars of Independence.

        Who influenced George Washington? The easy answer, given Washington made it a point throughout his year life to constantly learn and self-improve: virtually everyone with whom he came into contact! From among many worthies, here’s a more select. Upon joining the Continental Army, Lafayette befriended General George Washington. However, the young aristocrat's most important contribution didn't occur on the field of battle.


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