This lecture focuses on george washington and the combined qualities that made him a key figure in revolutionary america, arguing that the most crucial. I introduction he received it on the twentieth and he started for boston on the twenty-first during the eight years of the american revolution, general washington spent far more time, i believe that we can learn a great deal from studying the life of george washington that would lead to personal and public renewal if. Discover details about the life and career of george washington, a military and of the continental army in the american revolution, and the first us president the revolution had started in new england and at the time, they were the. George washington was born at bridges creek (later known as wakefield) in many american children have heard the story of how the young washington took a hatchet throughout the revolutionary years washington developed military.
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