Franklin   Washington

Franklin Washington

  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Author : Edward J. Larson
  • ISBN-10 : 9780062880178
  • Release : 2020-02-11
  • Genre: History
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"Larson's elegantly written dual biography reveals that the partnership of Franklin and Washington was indispensable to the success of the Revolution." —Gordon S. Wood From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a masterful, first-of-its-kind dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, illuminating their partnership's enduring importance. One of USA Today’s “Must-Read Books" of Winter 2020 • One of Publishers Weekly's "Top Ten" Spring 2020 Memoirs/Biographies Theirs was a three-decade-long bond that, more than any other pairing, would forge the United States. Vastly different men, Benjamin Franklin—an abolitionist freethinker from the urban north—and George Washington—a slaveholding general from the agrarian south—were the indispensable authors of American independence and the two key partners in the attempt to craft a more perfect union at the Constitutional Convention, held in Franklin’s Philadelphia and presided over by Washington. And yet their teamwork has been little remarked upon in the centuries since. Illuminating Franklin and Washington’s relationship with striking new detail and energy, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson shows that theirs was truly an intimate working friendship that amplified the talents of each for collective advancement of the American project. During the French and Indian War, Franklin supplied the wagons for General Edward Braddock’s ill-fated assault on Fort Duquesne, and Washington buried the general’s body under the dirt road traveled by those retreating wagons. After long supporting British rule, both became key early proponents of independence. Rekindled during the Second Continental Congress in 1775, their friendship gained historical significance during the American Revolution, when Franklin led America’s diplomatic mission in Europe (securing money and an alliance with France) and Washington commanded the Continental Army. Victory required both of these efforts to

Stories of Presidencies   US Presidents Franklin  Washington  Hoover and Eisenhower   Biography of US Presidents Junior Scholars Edition   Children s Biography Books

Stories of Presidencies US Presidents Franklin Washington Hoover and Eisenhower Biography of US Presidents Junior Scholars Edition Children s Biography Books

  • Publisher : Speedy Publishing LLC
  • Author : Baby Professor
  • ISBN-10 : 9781541965201
  • Release : 2019-04-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
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America is what it is today because of the decisions made by its former leaders. Not all decisions were good but they were used as jump-off points to learn lessons and make better decisions. In this ebook, we’re going to follow the stories of presidencies of US presidents Franklin, Washington, Hoover and Eisenhower. Grab a copy today.

Four Great Americans  Washington  Franklin  Webster  Lincoln

Four Great Americans Washington Franklin Webster Lincoln

  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • ISBN-10 : EAN:4057664645128
  • Release : 2019-11-25
  • Genre: Fiction
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"Four Great Americans: Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincoln" by James Baldwin. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.