By Austin Washington
George Washington—a guy of honor, bravery and management. he's often called America’s first President, an outstanding normal, and a humble gentleman, yet how did he turn into this guy of stature?
The schooling of George Washington solutions this query with a brand new discovery approximately his previous and the magnificent e-book that formed him. Who higher to unearth them than George Washington’s great-nephew, Austin Washington?
Most Washington enthusiasts have heard of “The ideas of Civility” and discovered that this guided our first President. yet that’s now not the ebook that really made George Washington who he was once. In The schooling of George Washington, Austin Washington unearths the key that he chanced on approximately Washington’s previous that explains his actual version for behavior, honor, and leadership—an instance that shall we all use.
The schooling of George Washington additionally contains a whole facsimile of the forgotten booklet that modified George Washington's lifestyles.
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