George Washington

George Washington

Farewell Address

eBook - 2012
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George Washington was the Mozart of American politics who succeeded in ways no President since has. He was the head of the military and resigned when the war was over; George III, his opponent, called him "the greatest man of our age" for voluntarily giving up power. Washington set the precedent of serving only two terms that was not broken until FDR, and then a Constitutional Amendment was passed to prevent that temptation in the future. Washington was nominated by John Adams to run the Constitutional Convention and was later elected unanimously by the Electoral College to be president.
Publisher: [United States] : Simply Magazine : Made available through hoopla, 2012
ISBN: 9781614963196
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Brown, Deaver
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