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Washington, the Indispensable Man Setting & Symbolism

James Thomas Flexner
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Objects/Places

Pope's Creek, Virginia

Pope's Creek, Virginia, is the location of George Washington's birthplace.

The Rappahannock River

The Rappahannock River flows through eastern Virginia near the childhood home of George Washington.

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Fredericksburg, Virginia is located on the Rappahannock River and is the location of George Washington's boyhood home.

Belvoir Mansion

Belvoir Mansion is the home of the British Fairfax family which befriends the young George Washington.

The Ohio Valley

Washington is commissioned to lead a small expedition to gain intelligence on the French army in the Ohio Valley during 1753 and 1754.

"the shot heard round the world"

"The shot heard round the world" is the phrase which denotes the beginning of the American Revolution against the British when the two armies engage in battle at Concord, Massachusetts.

Bunker Hill

Bunker Hill is the Boston area site of the Battle of Bunker Hill during a siege on the city...

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