George Washington: Uniting a Nation

George Washington: Uniting a Nation

By: Don Higginbotham (author)Paperback

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In George Washington: Uniting a Nation, Don Higginbotham argues that Washington's greatest contribution to American life was creating a sense of American unity. In clear and concise prose, Higginbotham shows that as Revolutionary War commander, proponent of the Constitution, and president, George Washington focused on building national identity and erecting institutions to cement the fledgling nation.

About Author

Don Higginbotham is Dowd Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Contents

Chapter 1: Unity and Symbolism Chapter 2: Political Unity and Consolidation Chapter 3: The Unifier as President Chapter 4: Reflections on the Unifier Appendix 1: Sentiments on a Peace Establishment, May 1783 Appendix 2: Circular to State Governments, June 1783 Appendix 3: To the President of the Confederation Congress, September 17, 1787 Appendix 4: First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789 Appendix 5: Farewell Address, September 19, 1796 Appendix 6: Eighth Annual Message to Congress, December 7, 1796

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742522091
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780742522091
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 0742522091

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