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George Washington: History in an Hour [Kindle Edition]

David B. McCoy
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

George Washington – a figure synonymous with American history. His image is known worldwide, marked on American currency, postage stamps – even a state is named after him. George Washington in an Hour explores the man beneath the symbol. This is the essential chronicle of Washington’s life – his rise from middle class Virginian upbringing to America’s first President, elected unanimously twice.

Explore Washington’s legacy – from securing Independence, to his instrumental role in writing and adopting the American constitution. George Washington in an Hour covers Washington’s redefinition of greatness, relinquishing power not once but twice – at the end of Revolution and his second term in Presidency. Learn why Washington is still considered one of the most influential people in history, and how his impact shaped the world in this engaging overview of his life.

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour…



Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 631 KB
  • Print Length: 60 pages
  • Publisher: HarperPress; ePub ed edition (25 Oct. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0092HQ1VY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #72,405 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars in an hour 14 Feb. 2013
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just the right amount of infomation, somebooks just go on and on and unless you are studying for a degree, it is better to have a book like this, bring out more
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4.0 out of 5 stars Slightly disappointing 21 April 2013
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It was interesting but to me it told only half the Story and seemed to stop short. I felt slightly disappointed
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5.0 out of 5 stars Worth dipping a toe 24 Mar. 2013
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Excellent succinct introduction to the subject. Given me the incentive to read more of the period and read more of the series.
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5.0 out of 5 stars George Washington 2 Feb. 2013
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A more interesting character than I realised, this incite gives you enough informatin without being drawn out. I really enjoy history in an hour books.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 7 May 2015
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all the facts in an hour
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