The Story of George Washington was published in Baldwin's book for young Americans, Four Great Americans: Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincoln (1897). Perfect for young or reluctant readers to build confidence reading chapter books.
Find out more about George Washington. You might enjoy reading Theodore Roosevelt's biography, George Washington: Hero Tales from American History, as well as the popular myth retold by James Baldwin, George Washington and His Hatchet.
Visit George Washington for a brief biography, his writings and speeches.
Chapter I: When Washington Was a Boy
Chapter III: His Schools and Schoolmasters
Chapter VII: A Change of Circumstances
Chapter VIII: A Perilous Journey
Chapter X: The French and Indian War
Chapter XI: The Mutterings of the Storm
Chapter XII: The Beginning of the War
Chapter XIV: The First President
Chapter XV: 'First in the Hearts of His Countrymen'
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