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OUSD Teaching American History Grant II
June 27. 2005

?George Washington: More than the Myth?
Caroline H. Cox, Department of History
University of the Pacific

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  • A Proper Sense of Honor: Service and Sacrifice in George Washington's Army by Caroline Cox. link to Amazon

  • America's First Battles, 1776-1965 by Charles E. Heller, William A. Stofft (Editor) link to Amazon

  • 1776 by David McCullough link to Amazon
  • The Papers of George Washington: a grant-funded project, established in 1969 at the University of Virginia, to publish a complete edition of Washington's correspondence. Included are transcripts of: Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour In Company and Conversation and Last Will & Testament of George Washington. In addition, there are educational resources for use in the classroom including George's School Days: The Rules of Civility.

  • Colonel Morris's, on the Heights of Harlem, September 24, 1776.

  • George Washington Papers - Library of Congress

  • Rediscovering George Washington | PBS

  • Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Land: Before becoming President, George Washington was a surveyor extraordinaire (S.F. Chronicle, Friday, July 1, 2005)

  • American Presidents: Life Portraits > George Washington: A Site to Complement C-SPAN's 20th Anniversary television series, American Presidents: Life Portraits, March-December 1999 , The web site, created for the television series, contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents.

  • George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens: The house and garden where George Washington lived, now an educational tourist attraction

  • The American Presidency includes articles from four Grolier encyclopedias, suited to different reading levels. http://ap.grolier.com/browse?type=profiles#pres