The Washingtons A Family History

Author: Justin Glenn
Publisher: Savas Publishing
ISBN: 1940669278
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The Washingtons A Family History from the Author: Justin Glenn. This is the second volume of a comprehensive history that traces the ÒPresidential lineÓ of the Washingtons. Volume one began with the immigrant John Washington who settled in Westmoreland Co., Va., in 1657, married Anne Pope, and was the great-grandfather of President George Washington. It continued the record of their descendants for a total of seven generations. Volume two is a collection of notable descendants of the next eight generations of John and Anne WashingtonÕs descendants, including such luminaries as General George S. Patton, the author Shelby Foote, and the actor Lee Marvin. Future volumes will trace generations eight through fifteen, making a total of over 63,000 descendants. Although structured in a genealogical format for the sake of clarity, this is no bare bones genealogy but a true family history with over 1,200 detailed biographical narratives. These in turn strive to convey the greatness of the family that produced not only The Father of His Country but many others, great and humble, who struggled to build that country. The Washingtons includes the time-honored John Wright line which in recent years has been challenged largely on the basis of DNA evidence. Volumes one and two form a set, with a cumulative bibliography appearing at the end of volume two.

Washington S General

Author: Terry Golway
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 9781429900386
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Washington S General from the Author: Terry Golway. The overlooked Quaker from Rhode Island who won the American Revolution's crucial southern campaign and helped to set up the final victory of American independence at Yorktown Nathanael Greene is a revolutionary hero who has been lost to history. Although places named in his honor dot city and country, few people know his quintessentially American story as a self-made, self-educated military genius who renounced his Quaker upbringing-horrifying his large family-to take up arms against the British. Untrained in military matters when he joined the Rhode Island militia in 1774, he quickly rose to become Washington's right-hand man and heir apparent. After many daring exploits during the war's first four years (and brilliant service as the army's quartermaster), he was chosen in 1780 by Washington to replace the routed Horatio Gates in South Carolina. Greene's southern campaign, which combined the forces of regular troops with bands of irregulars, broke all the rules of eighteenth-century warfare and foreshadowed the guerrilla wars of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His opponent in the south, Lord Cornwallis, wrote, "Greene is as dangerous as Washington. I never feel secure when I am encamped in his neighborhood. He is vigilant, enterprising, and full of resources." Greene's ingenious tactics sapped the British of their strength and resolve even as they "won" nearly every battle. Terry Golway argues that Greene's appointment as commander of the American Southern Army was the war's decisive moment, and this bold new book returns Greene to his proper place in the Revolutionary era's pantheon. "Washington said if he went down in battle, Greene was his choice to succeed him. Read this book and you will understand why." -- Joseph J. Ellis, author of His Excellency: George Washington

The Life Of George Washington Vol 2 Annotated Edition

Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849642178
Size: 57.68 MB
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The Life Of George Washington Vol 2 Annotated Edition from the Author: Washington Irving. "The Life Of George Washington" is a monumental work on the life of one of the most famous American presidents. Originally published in five volumes between 1853 and 1859, it is a treasure chest of information on Washington and the Civil War. This work is presumeably the most intimate and fascinating biography of a man who worked his way from an Army commander to the first President of the United States. This is volume two out of five.

Test Prep Level 2 A True Look At Washington Comprehension And Critical Thinking

Author: Lisa Greathouse
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1480775215
Size: 56.79 MB
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Test Prep Level 2 A True Look At Washington Comprehension And Critical Thinking from the Author: Lisa Greathouse. Students read a high-interest nonfiction article, strengthen comprehension skills by responding to follow-up questions, study a primary source document, and demonstrate critical-thinking skills through document-based questions.

Seasons To Celebrate January To Summer Ebook

Author: Ann Richmond Fisher
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 0787785954
Size: 27.88 MB
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Seasons To Celebrate January To Summer Ebook from the Author: Ann Richmond Fisher. Celebrate special days and themes with the creative ideas in this 320-page book--bulletin boards, reproducible student activities, resource lists, parents’ letters and much, much more! Features a CD-ROM (print books) or .zip file (eBooks) chock-full of color and black & white clip art images. A valuable resource to keep close at all times!

Washington S Highest Mountains

Author: Peggy Goldman
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 089997290X
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Washington S Highest Mountains from the Author: Peggy Goldman. A remarkable compendium of the most doable climbing routes up the highest peaks in Washington. Author Peggy Goldman has writtent this book for climbers of all abilities, but especially those "average mountaineers" wishing to increase their skills and expand their horizons in the Washington Cascades' challenging terrain. 35 trips are described, covering 61 distinct peaks, encompass alpine and glacier climbs ranging from class 3 to class 5.

Washington S Partisan War 1775 1783

Author: Mark Vincent Kwasny
Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 9780873386111
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Washington S Partisan War 1775 1783 from the Author: Mark Vincent Kwasny. Washington's Partisan War, 1775-1783 combines the histories of regular units, state militia, & politics at the state & national levels, which in turn brings clarity to the chaotic & complicated military campaigns, & illuminates the militia's contributions to Washington's victories in the Revolutionary War.

George Washington S Mount Vernon

Author: Robert F. Dalzell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195136289
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George Washington S Mount Vernon from the Author: Robert F. Dalzell. Through a detailed account of George Washington's forty-five-year effort to build Mount Vernon, complemented by more than eighty photographs, the authors bring to life the real man behind the image and his talents as architect and builder. UP.

Cornbread Nation 2

Author: Lolis Eric Elie
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807868051
Size: 36.75 MB
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Cornbread Nation 2 from the Author: Lolis Eric Elie. Southern barbecue and barbecue traditions are the primary focus of Cornbread Nation 2, our second collection of the best of Southern food writing. "Barbecue is the closest thing we have in the United States to Europe's wines or cheeses; drive a hundred miles and the barbecue changes," writes John Shelton Reed. Indeed, no other dish is served a dozen different ways just between Memphis and Birmingham. In tribute to what Vince Staten calls "the slowest of the slow foods," contributors discuss the politics, sociology, and virtual religion of barbecue in the South, where communities are defined by what wood they burn, what sauce they make, and what they serve with barbecue. Jim Auchmutey links barbecue to the success of certain Southern politicians; Marcie Cohen Ferris looks at kosher brisket; and Robb Walsh investigates why black cooks have been omitted from the accepted histories of Texas barbecue, despite their seminal role in its development. Beyond the barbecue pit, John Martin Taylor sings the virtues of boiled peanuts, Calvin Trillin savors Cajun boudin, and Eddie Dean revisits his days driving an ice cream truck deep in the Appalachian Mountains. From barbecue to scuppernongs to popsicles, the forty-three newspaper columns, magazine pieces, poems, and essays collected here confirm that a bounty of good writing exists when it comes to good eating, Southern style.

The Booker T Washington Papers 1901 2

Author: Booker T. Washington
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252006500
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The Booker T Washington Papers 1901 2 from the Author: Booker T. Washington. The memoirs and accounts of the Black educator are presented with letters, speeches, personal documents, and other writings reflecting his life and career.