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Titel: George Washington: An Interactive Biography
Verlag: Pelican Publishing
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Become a part of history with this interactive book about George Washington! From the documents that drafted a nation to hand written notes from George Washington himself, this book is a treasure trove of historical information. Opening with a detailed description of Washington's death from a common infection and his harrowing final moments, each chapter is meticulously researched and documented with reference material and fascinating details of Washington's life. Inside hidden pockets and envelopes are documents, letters, and interesting facts guaranteed to keep even the most jaded readers enthralled as they learn about one of America's founding fathers and the first president of the United States.
"I want an American character, that the powers of Europe may be convinced we act for ourselves, and not for others; this in my judgment, is the only way to be respected abroad and happy at home."
-George Washington to Patrick Henry, October 9, 1795
Experience the life of George Washington through authentically reproduced artifacts and documents that can be removed from the book and examined-including:
* A leaf from the Washington family Bible
* One of young Washington's first survey sketches
* General Washington's military commission
* Washington's official orders to the army
* The peace treaty that ended the Revolution
* A map of the siege of Yorktown
* George Washington's personal copy of the Declaration of Independence
Rod Gragg is an award-winning historian and the author of sixteen books on topics in American history. He is currently director of the Center for Military & Veterans Studies at Coastal Carolina University.
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