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George Washington : anguish and farewell (1793-1799) / James Thomas Flexner.


[1st ed.].. Boston : Little, Brown, [1972] .
ISBN 0316286028

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Subjects Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Generals.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents.
United States.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Series Flexner, James Thomas, 1908-2003. George Washington ; v. 4.
Description xii, 554 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
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 509-516).
Summary Profiles Washington from his second term as president to his death, focusing on his struggles to unite the new republic.
Contents I. The French menace. An angry inauguration -- The neutrality proclamation -- Citizen Genêt -- A darkling plain -- The Little Sarah -- The Genêt harvest -- Jefferson seeks escape -- A rocky road -- An anxious holiday -- First reckoning -- Exit Jefferson -- George Washington and slavery -- The French menace fades -- II. The British menace and conflict at home. Rumblings of war with Britain -- Two envoys -- Extreme sensibility -- The Whiskey Rebellion -- The whiskey campaign -- The Democratic societies -- Weatherbreeder -- The Jay Treaty arrives -- Tempest strikes -- The cry of treason -- Oh, what a fall -- War with an old friend -- III. Faction rampant. Better his hand had been cut off -- A brilliant stroke -- Swords with two edges -- The brink of a precipice -- Finis with Jefferson -- Thunder on the left -- Washington's farewell address -- False teeth and Stuart's Washington -- Darkness on the ocean -- You're in and I'm out -- IV. A stormy retirement. Friends and strangers -- George Washington, art collector -- Income in retirement -- The retired lion roars -- A new call to arms -- A sad affair -- Plateaus on a descending path -- A passenger only -- Black Mount Vernon -- Farmer Washington -- Death of a hero -- V. Conclusion. The second team surveyed -- George Washington.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)379457
(OCoLC)ocm00379457
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Flexner, James Thomas, 1908-2003.
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