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  • George Washington Could Not Afford to End Slavery

    George Washington Could Not Afford to End Slavery

    In his writings, George Washington felt very strongly that slavery was an institution that needed to be eliminated from American society. However, there were several circumstances that arose following the American Revolution that would prevent Washington from actively pursuing the elimination of slavery during his lifetime. It is certainly plausible that George Washington's personal economic short-comings, forefront in the setting of conflicting political agendas and the nation's revolutionary climate, prevented this founding father from actively

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    Essay Length: 1,847 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • George Washington - Founding Father?

    George Washington - Founding Father?

    George Washington became President in 1789 and since then has been regarded as America's "Founding Father"(10). This grand and hero-like status is said to have "began gravitating to Washington six months before the Declaration of Independence, when one Levi Allen addressed him in a letter as ‘our political Father.'"(10). The preservation of Washington's role as a national hero has been allowed by authors and the media omitting his many flaws as if they had either

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    Essay Length: 1,218 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver, most referred to the "Peanut Man" was born into slavery around 1864 in Diamond, Missouri. His birth date is not known for sure because birth records were not properly kept by the slave owners. As a child, he was very sick and no one ever thought that he would grow to be one of the most distinguished agriculturists in America. Unfortunately, George never got to know his parents. His father was

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    Essay Length: 639 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    Born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1732, George Washington was the eldest son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington, who were prosperous Virginia gentry of English descent. George spent his early years on the family estate on Pope's Creek along the Potomac River. His early education included the study of such subjects as mathematics, surveying, the classics, and "rules of civility." His father died in 1743, and soon thereafter

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    Essay Length: 2,185 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    Born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1732. George Washington of six children of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington. At the age of 16, he lived there and at other plantations along the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers, including the river later to be known as Mount Vernon. His education was simple, as surveying, mathematics, and "rules of civility." After he lost his father in 1743 at the age of

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    Essay Length: 1,086 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    Many people are destined to do great things. George Washington Carver is a black man that made his destiny come true. George Carver was born into slavery Newton County, Marion Township near Diamond Grove Missouri. His mother was brought from William P. McGinnis to Moses Carver. On down the line George, his mother, and his sister was kidnapped by Confederate Knight Rider and was sold in Arkansas. When they were kidnapped, Moses Carver sent

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    Essay Length: 2,391 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    Born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1732, George Washington was the eldest son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington, who were prosperous Virginia gentry of English descent. George spent his early years on the family estate on Pope's Creek along the Potomac River. His early education included the study of such subjects as mathematics, surveying, the classics, and "rules of civility." His father died in 1743, and soon thereafter

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    Essay Length: 2,186 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Top
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    George Washington Biography George Washington was born on Feb. 22, 1732 (Feb. 11, 1731/2, old style) in Westmoreland County, Va. While in his teens, he trained as a surveyor, and at the age of 20 he was appointed adjutant in the Virginia militia. For the next three years, he fought in the wars against the French and Indians, serving as Gen. Edward Braddock's aide in the disastrous campaign against Fort Duquesne. In 19, he resigned

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    Essay Length: 4,618 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    George Washington George Washington was commander in chief of the Continental army during the American Revolution and first president of the United States. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on February 22, 1732. Washington was the oldest son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington. His early education included the study of such subjects as mathematics, surveying, the classics, and "rules of civility." His father died in 1743, and soon thereafter

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    Essay Length: 1,498 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jessica
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    It is rare to find a man of the caliber of George Washington Carver. A man who would decline an invitation to work for a salary of more than $100,000 a year, almost a million today, to continue his research on behalf of his countrymen. Agricultural chemist, Carver discovered three hundred uses for peanuts and hundreds more uses for soybeans, pecans and sweet potatoes. Among the listed items that he suggested to southern farmers to

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: regina
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    As a well respected clever person, we all know is George Washington. George Washington was a general and nations first’s president of the United States of America . He served two four-year terms from 1789 to 1797.Washington had accomplished many great things and succeeded throughout his life. Also by his accomplishments people Benefited and suffered from it. One of George Washington accomplishments was that he led the America ’s Continental Army victory over Britain in

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    Essay Length: 314 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Jack
  • George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

    George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

    George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were two important men who affected our nations independence and the beginning years of our country. They helped form this nation into a free and sovereign country. Yet, they were different in many aspects they shared a few common features. Both Washington and Jefferson grew up in the southern state of Virginia and like most owned land to grow and harvest crops. In growing up they came from two different

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    Essay Length: 354 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Top
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver, most referred to the “Peanut Man” was born into slavery around 1864 in Diamond, Missouri. His birth date is not known for sure because birth records were not properly kept by the slave owners. As a child, he was very sick and no one ever thought that he would grow to be one of the most distinguished agriculturists in America. Unfortunately, George never got to know his parents. His father was

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    Essay Length: 640 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • George Washington, Determining Factor of Us over British

    George Washington, Determining Factor of Us over British

    George Washington: The Determining Factor for the American’s Win Over the British George Washington, in my mind, was the largest determining factor in the American’s defeat against the overpowering British reign. His leadership, patience, self-discipline, organizing ability, hard work ethics, faith in the eventual success of the struggling fight for independence, and unwillingness to give up; is what made him a great man for the job to be the leader of the Continental Army (Jones

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    Essay Length: 1,574 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Tommy
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver was a famous scientist. Carver did some work with agriculture. George discovered and did experiments with different plants used in farming. Carver helped make different pesticides to fight against insects that ate farmers crops. George Carver developed new ways that are still used today in farming today. Carver also found uses for different things like peanuts and other plants. He also was awarded many medals and honors during his life time. George

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Yan
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    Early Life and Career. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1732, George Washington was the eldest son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington, who were prosperous Virginia gentry of English descent. George spent his early years on the family estate on Pope's Creek along the Potomac River. His early education included the study of such subjects as mathematics, surveying, the classics, and "rules of civility." His father died in

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    Essay Length: 2,295 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Anna
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    You may have known him as the first president to rule our country, or one of out founding fathers, here’s how George Washington became what he is known as in history… George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, on the family plantation in Virginia. As a kid, George Washington never had much of a formal education. Most of his knowledge and self confidence came from his older half-brother Lawrence. Lawrence was educated in England.

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    Essay Length: 273 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Jon
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    George Washington was commander in chief of the Continental army during the American Revolution and first president of the United States (1789-97). Early Life and Career. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1732, George Washington was the eldest son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington, who were prosperous Virginia gentry of English descent. George spent his early years on the family estate on Pope's Creek along the Potomac River.

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Bred
  • George Washington’s Pesidency

    George Washington’s Pesidency

    George Washington’s Presidency George Washington is regarded as a natural leader and the father of our country. He was the first president under the Constitution, not the first president of the United States. From the very beginning, he came into a job full of problems and a mile long to-do list. He had to set up the Judiciary Branch, deal with uprisings and conflicts between the natives and the western settlers, and try to keep

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    Essay Length: 1,187 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Jon
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    George Washington On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. "As the first of every thing, in our situation will serve to establish a Precedent," he wrote James Madison, "it is devoutly wished on my part, that these precedents may be fixed on true principles." Born in 1732 into a Virginia

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    Essay Length: 577 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Max
  • George Washington’s Days

    George Washington’s Days

    George Washington was commander in chief of the Continental army during the American Revolution and later became the first president of the United States serving from1789 until 1797. He symbolized qualities of discipline, aristocratic duty, military orthodoxy and persistence in adversity that his contemporaries valued as marked of mature political leadership George spent his early years on the family estate on Pope's Creek along the Potomac River. Although Washington had little or no formal schooling,

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    Essay Length: 2,056 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Steve
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver was born in 1860 near Diamond Grove, Missouri. He died January 5, 1943 in Tuskegee, Alabama. He was an agricultural chemist and experimenter who became a benefactor of the American South and a cultural hero. He dedicated his life to bettering and improving the economy of the South by improving the soil and crop diversification. Carver and his mother were slaves. Their slave master's name was Moses Carver. George and his mother

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    Essay Length: 321 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Kevin
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. "As the first of every thing, in our situation will serve to establish a Precedent," he wrote James Madison, "it is devoutly wished on my part, that these precedents may be fixed on true principles." Born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family,

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    Essay Length: 575 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: David
  • George Washington Biography

    George Washington Biography

    On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. "As the first of every thing, in our situation will serve to establish a Precedent," he wrote James Madison, "it is devoutly wished on my part, that these precedents may be fixed on true principles." Born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family,

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    Essay Length: 566 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Mikki
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. "As the first of every thing, in our situation will serve to establish a Precedent," he wrote James Madison, "it is devoutly wished on my part, that these precedents may be fixed on true principles." Born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family,

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    Essay Length: 548 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Anna

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