Everything you need to understand or teach Washington, the Indispensable Man by James Thomas Flexner.
Washington, the Indispensable Man by James Thomas Flexner is a nonfiction account of George Washington's life from his birth in 1732 until his death in 1799. Born of notable British lineage, Washington adopts the principles of American independence and becomes the leader of the Revolutionary Army and ultimately the first President of the United States. While most of the expected events and information are present, the book also sheds light on some of Washington's personal habits, loves, and feelings to provide a fuller picture of Washington the man and not just Washington the icon.
Not born into wealth, Washington learns early that hard work will be his way out of his situation. The hope of attending school in England is quashed with the death of his father when Washington, the oldest of five children from his father's second marriage, becomes the emotional crutch of a domineering mother. Washington manages to...
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