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Spotlight on American History: George Washington : America's History Maker (Hardcover)

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This informational text looks at the life of George Washington from his earliest days on his parents' farm in Virginia to the battle experience he gained during the French and Indian war. Students learn why he was the natural choice to lead the Continental Army and become the nation's first president. Primary source material enriches the narrative and contextualizes his life and times. How did George Washington become our first president? Using clear, engaging prose and an event-by-event account, this book takes readers through the story of this amazing man's election. Students will learn about Washington's life from his childhood on a Virginia farm to being chosen as a representative at the First Continental Congress. Details of Washington's heroics in the Revolutionary War and his position as the country's first president, as well as illustrations and historical images, bring this portrait of a Founding Father to life.