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George Washington and the new nation, 1783-1793.

[1st ed.].. Boston, Little, Brown [1970] .
ISBN 0316286001, 9780316286008

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Subjects Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Series Flexner, James Thomas, 1908-2003. George Washington ; v. 3.
Description xi, 466 pages illustrations, facsimiles, folded map, plan, portraits 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes V. 1. The forge of experience (1732-1775) -- volume 2. In the American Revolution (1775-1783) -- volume 3. And the New Nation (1783-1793) -- volume 4. Anguish and farewell (1793-1799).
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-437).
Summary Describes Washington's part in the Constitutional Convention and his work in organizing the new government.
Contents I. Philosophic shades. Soldier's return -- Mount Vernon: a well-resorted tavern -- Family matters -- Farmer Washington -- Business worries -- The Cincinnati quandary -- The arts of peace -- II. Thirteen nations or one. The political scene darkens -- Duty's clamorous voice -- Widening political horizons -- Building a new government -- The new constellation of this hemisphere -- On the brink -- III. Experiments in government. A frightening triumph -- The President is inaugurated -- The President as a social leader -- Fleshing out the new government -- Death and doldrums -- Debts, credit, and the national capital -- Nootka, Yazoo, and the Southwest frontier -- Vacation time -- IV. The great schism opens. The bank of the United States -- Journeys and bad news -- The Northern frontier -- Philadelphia high life -- The great Columbian Federal city -- V. The desire to escape. Jefferson begins to doubt Washington -- Determination to retire -- Personal feuds cut deeper -- The shades of the prison house -- VI. Conclusion. The first term surveyed.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)93803
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Flexner, James Thomas, 1908-2003.
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