Study Guide

George Washington Citations

George Cram, "Diagram of the Principal High Buildings of the Old World," in Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World (Chicago: 1884), available online at http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6f/Worlds_tallest_buildings%2C_1884.jpg (accessed 24 February 2009).

Joseph Ellis, His Excellency: George Washington (New York: Vintage, 2004), 180; Forrest McDonald, The Presidency of George Washington (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1974), ix.

Ellis, His Excellency, 9.

Ibid., 22.

Brigid Schulte, "Fresh Look at Martha Washington," Washington Post, 2 February 2009, available online at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/01/AR2009020102023.html (accessed 24 February 2009); Library of Congress, "George Washington: First in War, First in Peace, First in the Heart of his Countrymen," The Learning Page, http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/gw/gw1.html (accessed 24 February 2009).

Gordon Wood, The Creation of the American Republic (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998); Ellis, His Excellency, 63.

Boston Tea Party Historical Society, http://www.boston-tea-party.org/ (accessed 24 February 2009).

Joseph Martin, Narrative of a Revolutionary War Soldier (New York: Benchmark Books, 2001), 199, quoted in Ellis, His Excellency, 136; George Washington, "Farewell Orders," 2 November 1783, available online at http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/timeline/amrev/peace/farewell.html (accessed 24 February 2009).

Ellis, His Excellency, 99.

Forrest McDonald, "George Washington," American National Biography Online, s.n., available online at http://www.anb.org (accessed 24 February 2009).

McDonald, The Presidency, 3.

Ibid., 25.

Quoted in Ellis, His Excellency, 220.

Henry Lee, "George Washington Eulogy," 26 December 1799, available online at http://www.sonofthesouth.net/revolutionary-war/patriots/henry-light-horse-harry-lee.htm (accessed 24 February 2009).

Joseph Ellis, His Excellency: George Washington (New York: Vintage, 2004), 153.

Forrest McDonald, The Presidency of George Washington (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1974), 29; Gordon Wood, "The Man Who Would Not Be King," review of His Excellency: George Washington, by Joseph Ellis, The New Republic Online, 16 December 2004, available online at http://www.powells.com/review/2004_12_16 (accessed 18 February 2009); Ellis, His Excellency, 193.

Ellis, His Excellency, 269.

Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, "Bastille Key," George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, http://www.mountvernon.org/virtualnonflash/1Floor/bastilleKey.htm (accessed 18 February 2009).

Smithsonian Institution Press, "Benjamin Franklin's Walking Stick," Legacies, http://www.smithsonianlegacies.si.edu/objectdescription.cfm?ID=57 (accessed 18 February 2009).

Ellis, His Excellency, 221; McDonald, The Presidency, 23.

The Library of Congress, "Timeline: The Early Republic," The George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gwhtml/gwtimeer.html (accessed 18 February 2009).

Appointment of George Washington to the grade of General of the Armies, Public Law 94-479, 11 October 1976, available online at http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Public_Law_94-479 (accessed 18 February 2009).

Ellis, His Excellency, ix, 7; AP Wire, "George Washington's false teeth not wooden," MSNBC, 27 January 2005, available online at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6875436/ (accessed 18 February 2009).