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The Resource "Mr. President" : George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office, Harlow Giles Unger

"Mr. President" : George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office, Harlow Giles Unger

Label
"Mr. President" : George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office
Title
"Mr. President"
Title remainder
George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office
Statement of responsibility
Harlow Giles Unger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.4/1092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E311
LC item number
.U54 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
"Mr. President" : George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office, Harlow Giles Unger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-262) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A mutiny over bounties -- A coup d¿etat in Philadelphia -- His Highness, the President -- "Do you advise and consent?" -- The shell game -- Alive with wrath -- Tar and taxes -- The French plot -- "The President was much inflamed" -- "Venomous reptiles on our shores" -- The madman and the Indians -- The final pillar -- Farewell from a friend -- First in the hearts of His countrymen
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9780306822414
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2013024235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2013024235
Label
"Mr. President" : George Washington and the making of the nation's highest office, Harlow Giles Unger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-262) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A mutiny over bounties -- A coup d¿etat in Philadelphia -- His Highness, the President -- "Do you advise and consent?" -- The shell game -- Alive with wrath -- Tar and taxes -- The French plot -- "The President was much inflamed" -- "Venomous reptiles on our shores" -- The madman and the Indians -- The final pillar -- Farewell from a friend -- First in the hearts of His countrymen
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9780306822414
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2013024235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2013024235

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