"Mr. President"

"Mr. President"

George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office

Book - 2013
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"Although the framers gave the president little authority, George Washington knew whatever he did would set precedents for generations of future leaders. To ensure their ability to defend the nation, he simply ignored the Constitution when he thought it necessary. In a revealing new look at the birth of American government, [this book] describes Washington's presidency in a time of continual crisis, as rebellion and attacks by foreign enemies threatened to destroy this new nation"--
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, ©2013
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
ISBN: 9780306819612
0306819619
Branch Call Number: History 973.41 UNG

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