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George Washington
by: Calista McCabe Courtenay

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Listen to the fascinating life of George Washington, the "Father of the Republic".

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[Junior (non-fiction) - biography] Originally published 1917.

Edited by: Joel Nicholas


This biography traces the life of George Washington from his early life as a surveyor to his retirement at Mount Vernon, with special emphasis on his activities during the American Revolutionary War.

CONTENTS:

  1. Washington's Early Life - Appointed as Surveyor - First Trip into the Wilderness - Entrusted with Message to the French. (1732-1754)
  2. Washington Appointed a Member of Gen. Braddock's Staff - French and Indian War - Washington Made Commander of Virginia Forces - Causes of the American Revolution - Washington a Member of the First Continental Congress. (1755-1775)
  3. Beginning of the Revolution - Washington Made Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army - British Forced to Leave Boston. (1775-1776)
  4. Declaration of Independence Signed - Battle of Long Island - Battle of White Plains - Washington Crosses the Delaware and Surprises the Hessians at Trenton. (1776-1777)
  5. Recapture of Fort Ticonderoga by Gen. Burgoyne - Battle of Brandywine - Battle of Germantown - Burgoyne's Surrender at Saratoga - Washington at Valley Forge - Alliance with France. (1777-1778)
  6. Battle of Monmouth - Patriots Receive Aid from France - Recapture of Fort at Stony Point by Gen. Anthony Wayne - Washington at Morristown - Surrender of Charleston, S.C., to the British - Treason of Benedict Arnold. (1778-1780)
  7. Gen. Gates Defeated at Camden, S.C. - Battle of King's Mountain - Washington Sends Aid to the South - Siege of Yorktown - Surrender of Lord Cornwallis - Peace Treaty Signed - Washington's Farewell to His Officers. (1780-1783)
  8. Washington Retires to Mount Vernon - Inaugurated as First President of the United States - His Reelection - His Death at Mount Vernon. (1783-1799)

About the author:

Calista McCabe Courtenay wrote several patriotic adolescent biographies during the Great War, including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Christopher Columbus.

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Audience = Junior 11-15
Non-Fiction Subject = Biography
BIC = YNJ5AM
(Warfare, battles, armed forces)
DDC = 920 (History, geography, and biography / Biography, genealogy, insignia)
BISAC = JNF007070 (JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Political)


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