Essays Tagged: "George Washington"

George Washington

George WashingtonHe was born 1732 and he died in 1799.George Washington seems today a figure larger ... e, and the nation.'His bones and joints are large, as are his hands and feet,' friend of Washington George Mercer observed in 1760. He said Washington kept 'all the muscles of his face under perfect c ... his father Augustine's second marriage: his mother was the former Mary Ball of Epping Forest. When George was about 3 his family moved to Little Hunting Creek on the Potomac, then to Ferry Farm oppos ...

(9 pages) 143 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Marijuana...

lieve his back pain. Also, many of America's greatleaders were hemp farmers. This includes good ol' George Washington. Archeologistsbelieve that cannabis was possibly the first plant farmed by humans. ...

(2 pages) 126 2 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Writing of the American Constitution

met in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787 to write a new constitution and to form a new government. George Washington was elected chairman of the convention.The founders were all very well-educated. O ... nment was the protection of individual life, liberty and property. Following the election of George Washington as president of the convention, Governor Edmund Randolph of Virginia presented a d ...

(2 pages) 114 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Fate of A Nation - An essay contrasting George Washington and Macbeth

The Fate of a NationGeorge Washington and MacBeth were two historic figures who were influential in determining the fate ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How did the economic program of Alexander Hamilton help revitalize the American Economy?

One of the pressing problems facing George Washington and his new administration was the economical and financial strains of America. Th ... reate a national bank and help aid the nation's industries. If these three steps were undertaken by George Washington's administration, it would lead to a revitalized American economy and vault Americ ... a revitalized American economy and vault America into a leading economical and financial power.When George Washington took office and became the first president of the United States in 1789, America's ...

(12 pages) 265 0 2.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Thomas Paine: Propaganda and Persuasion

During the winter of 1776, American soldiers fighting in the Revolutionary War under the command of George Washington had little food, insufficient shelter, and many were deserting. The reading of The ... Crisis to these troops had a profound effect upon their morale which lead to a victory at Trenton. George Washington's famous crossing of the Delaware River ultimately became a turning point in the w ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Was George Washington a good general?

George Washington: The GeneralOn February 22, 1732 in the British Commonwealth of Virginia, Mary Bal ... th of Virginia, Mary Ball Washington gave birth to her first son. Little did she know that her son, George, would later become one of the greatest military leaders of all time, and her countries first ... ies first president (Virginia.edu).Washington was one of ten children (six by Mary Ball and four by George Washington's father's first wife) in an aristocratic Virginian family. The Washington family ...

(5 pages) 132 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

George Washington's Farewell Address

George Washington's life was intertwined with the early history of the republic that he became Presi ... f. It was he who kept the Constitutional Convention in order. And when the final decision was made, George Washington was the only man in America whom both the general populace and his peers trusted e ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.5 Sep/1989

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jay's Treaty in the States

e to any power whatever; such in that time will be its popularity, wealth and resources,' stated by George Washington in response to demonstrators over the Jay Treaty. 1 Washington's remark was regard ... ed on November 19th , 1794, but was not ratified by the Senate until seven months later. 'President George Washington's signing of the Jay Treaty provoked unimaginable criticism of his character and p ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

George Washington's role in American Revolution

roblems in the Era of the American revolution 1760-1791 (Lexington, MA D.C. Heath and Company, 1992)George Washington's concerns about the colonial military were valid. However, they were valid only f ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

George washington and the American Revolution

s, one man stands out from the rest , and he emerged to become one of America's best known heroes- -George Washington. His drive and determination to prevail were primary factors for victory in the Wa ... rth Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia (Brenner 7). Trouble began for the new colonies when King George III created various taxes to aide the mother country. He felt the colonies should be taxed to ...

(6 pages) 120 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

George Washington, from birth to death. Focuses mainly on battles and predency

This report is on George Washington. It discusses his life from his birth to his death. It mainly focuses onthe major ... ses onthe major things that he did while he was alive such as battles and becoming presidentWho Was George Washington? We all know him from the one dollar bill and the quarter, but how did thisman get ... ll started back on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Thisdate marked the birth of George Washington. George was the eldest son of a Virginia planter by the name ofAugustine Washingto ...

(6 pages) 83 1 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Alexander Hamilton

hirteen colonies of America revoltedagainst their British rulers. These American rebels were led by George Washington, a valiant andmotivated warrior. This simple man would later achieve greatness and ... This was done by the Declaration of Independence. This new countrywas to be leaded by its war hero George Washington. However, all of the pomp and celebrationof the birth of the nation occupied the m ...

(8 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Reign of Terror and the French Revolution

y who will proceed them have done the impossible, rewriting history. From trivial folklore, such as George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, to the incredibly wrong, the African slave trade; peo ...

(18 pages) 316 2 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Is gambling a feasible source of funds for the government

e Revolutionary war. Many of our founding fathers, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington, have sponsored private lotteries. It has been said that 'Our founding fathers wer ...

(15 pages) 321 1 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

There is no need for the Bill of Rights

the power and authority of the President and the Executive branch of the Federal Government. Since George Washington, each Chief Executive has come to the position with different beliefs on the respo ... Constitution (Lowi and Ginsberg 220.) Another example of a passive approach to the presidency to is George Washington. While he is often seen as a very influential president, his position as the first ...

(5 pages) 92 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Constitution of the United States: Our Living Constitution

iaState House. This gathering brought together almost all of the nation's most famous men,including George Washington, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and BenjaminFranklin. At least one delegate fr ...

(4 pages) 405 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

How did the economic program of Alexander Hamilton help revitalize the American Economy?

One of the pressing problems facing George Washington and his new administration was the economical and financial strains of America. Th ... reate a national bank and help aid the nation's industries. If these three steps were undertaken by George Washington's administration, it would lead to a revitalized American economy and vault Americ ... a revitalized American economy and vault America into a leading economical and financial power.When George Washington took office and became the first president of the United States in 1789, America's ...

(12 pages) 88 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

The revolutionary war and its famous writers that effected it. Authors such as thomas paine, Thomas Jefferson, and Patrick Henry.

riod of our time, maybe things would've gone differently.The winter of 1776 was a dreadful time for George Washington and his troops. They had little food, inadequate shelter, and many were deserting ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

George Washington

George Washington was born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family, he learned the morals, manners, a ... t-day region from the Atlantic coast and the Mississippi River.In conclusion, Henry Lee stated that George Washington was an American hero "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his cou ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers