From Man to Revolutionary Hero is the title. It is about George Washington's rise. The only possible errors are some grammar and tense issues. It is twenty pages. It uses some footnotes.

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From Man to Revolutionary HeroGeorge Washington is most commonly known as the man who "created" America. But no leaders reach ultimate success until they have been through many trials of error and times of difficulty. George Washington was certainly a man who could boast his countless efforts. Washington had to deal with the terrible conditions at Valley Forge, as well as fend off slander and constant criticism from his enemies within the Continental Congress and Continental Army. Not only did Washington have to fight off slander, he had to cope with all the negative opinions that others had of him. While at Valley Forge, many of Washington's soldiers discovered Washington's compassionate and caring nature. Throughout this secret war, Washington also had many assets and "secret weapons" within the Continental Congress to aid him in the war. His characteristics helped define his leadership, and his cunning finesse helped him as a politician, and also as a beloved, venerated figure.

Washington also had the courage and instinct to do unexpected things, or simply, he took risks and knew how to trick his opponents. His becoming an administrator well prepared him for the future. And of course, Washington's motivation empowered him throughout the cold months to continue working towards his "ultimate goal." Washington's role in the Revolutionary War paved way for the birth and advancement of a new nation. All of these events slowly occurred at Valley Forge, where Washington's eminence as a leader and politician was gradually recognized and admired by all. Washington already had the traits of a monumental leader, but due to the events at Valley Forge, he was able to change from a less capable leader into an extraordinary and prominent one.

In order for Washington to be a great leader, he had to endure the terrible conditions at...