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George Washington, the first president

by Carin T. Ford

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the man who led the colonial army in its fight for independence from England and went on to become a new nation"s first president.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

      StatementCarin T. Ford.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesHeroes of American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.66 .F67 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551557M
      ISBN 100766019993
      LC Control Number2002000491
      OCLC/WorldCa48920607

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      In November , John Hanson became the first President of the United States in Congress Assembled, under the Articles of Confederation. Many people have argued that John Hanson, and not George Washington, was the first President of the United States, but this is not quite true.   Best-selling author Brad Meltzer found the story behind his latest book, "The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington," in .


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