By Jay A Parry; Andrew M Allison; W Cleon Skousen; George Washington; National Center for Constitutional Studies (U.S.)
Presents an in depth examine this guy who turned the 'father of our state' and the 1st American President. yet instead of specialize in the interpretations of historians, the publication tells a lot of his interesting tale in his personal phrases. pt. 1. George Washington : the guy who united the USA (a historical past of his lifestyles) / through Jay A. Parry and Andrew M. Allison -- pt. 2. undying treasures from George Washington (selections from his writings) / ready via Andrew M. Allison, Jay A. Parry, and W. Cleon Skousen
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However, an entire month dragged by without any sign of the enemy. This provided time for the arrival of reinforcements from Wills Creek, but Fry’s “main force” turned out to be fewer than two hundred men—not the seven hundred or more Washington had been promised. Also missing was the heavy artillery Washington was expecting. The new troops did bring a few small swivel guns in addition to their personal arms, but every day the new commander’s frightening sense of vulnerability grew. Nevertheless, Washington made ready the best he could.
His stallion flew over the pasture bars into the midst of the rioting troops. In an instant the six-foot, three-and-a-half-inch General was on the ground, rushing into the fray. He “seized two tall, brawny riflemen by the throat, keeping them at arm’s length,” and shook them in his powerful grip while thundering commands at their fellow soldiers. Immediately the tumult ceased. ”2 It is impossible to fully calculate the influence of George Washington on the formation and early development of the United States.
I put out my setting pole to try to stop the raft that the ice might pass by, when the rapidity of the stream threw it with so much violence against the pole that it jerked me into ten feet [of] water. 7 The major’s powerful arms quickly pulled him back onto the raft, but the force of the river made it impossible to reach either shore. With great effort the two men maneuvered to a tiny island, where, without a fire, they shivered through the freezing night. Washington was soaked to the skin and unable to dry off, but, amazingly, neither he nor Gist succumbed to the sub-zero temperatures.
The real George Washington by Jay A Parry; Andrew M Allison; W Cleon Skousen; George Washington; National Center for Constitutional Studies (U.S.)