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Washington, the Indispensable Man Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

James Thomas Flexner
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Topics for Discussion

Do you think George Washington was a better general or a better president? Explain.

What characteristics did Washington display in his military and personal life that led to his unanimous nomination for General of the Continental Army and election as the first President of the United States?

To many people, independence is a word at the head of a document. Discuss the risks and ramifications for those Founding Fathers who crafted that document.

What do you think Washington would find interesting about the role of the President of the United States today?

If all men are created equal, as the Declaration of Independence states, why did some of the Founding Fathers refuse to abolish slavery on their estates?

What did you learn from this book that surprised you the most about George Washington?

Discuss how the American Revolution would have played out if the Founding Fathers had...

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This section contains 149 words
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