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George Washington : anguish and farewell (1793-1799)

Author: James Thomas Flexner
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [1972] ©1972
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Profiles Washington from his second term as president to his death, focusing on his struggles to unite the new republic.
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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Thomas Flexner
ISBN: 0316286028 9780316286022
OCLC Number: 379457
Awards: National Book Award in Biography, 1973
Description: xii, 554 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, plates ; 25 cm.
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.
Responsibility: by James Thomas Flexner.

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Profiles Washington from his second term as president to his death, focusing on his struggles to unite the new republic.
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