This book is an engaging look at George Washington, from his boyhood in Virginia and his early days as a soldier, to his leadership of the Continental Army in the American Revolution and his two terms as the first president of the United States.
The Encyclopedia of Presidents offers authoritative biographies of each president since 1789, when George Washington was first sworn in. Together, the fascinating stories of these key figures and historic events paint a full and lively picture of our nation. Archival photographs, period illustrations, and full-color photographs, along with maps and time lines, lend visual impact. Includes sidebars, fast facts, for further reading, websites, places to visit, bibliography, and index.
• Primary source materials • Archival reproductions • Fast-fact boxes • Summary of key events in the lives of the president and the first lady • Time line linking the president to the nation • Online sites of interest • "Further Reading" section • Bibliography • Index
Autobiography and Biography,
Biography and Autobiography,