Table of contents for George Washington / Thomas S. Langston, Michael G. Sherman.


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Contents
Preface	00
Introduction	3
<center>1. A Biographical Sketch</B>	15</center>
Social Apprenticeship	16
For King and Country	18
Washington's First Retirement	22
War	24
Washington's Second Retirement	31
First President	34
Final Retirement	40
Documents
1.1 "Rules of Civility  Decent Behaviour In Company and Conversation"	43
1.2 Washington to Sarah "Sally" Cary Fairfax, September 12, 1758	45
1.3 Washington to Bryan Fairfax, July 4, 1774	46
1.4 Washington to Bryan Fairfax, July 20, 1774	47
1.5 Washington to Bryan Fairfax, August 24, 1774	50
1.6 Washington to Brig. Gen. Alexander McDougall, December 28, 1776	52
1.7 Anonymous Letter to the Officers of the Army at Newburgh, New York, March 12, 1783	53
1.8 Washington to the Officers of the Army at Newburgh, March 15, 1783	55
1.9 Washington's Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States, November 2, 1783	59
1.10 First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789	63
1.11 Abigail Adams to Mary Cranch, January 5, 1790	66
1.12 Farewell Address, September 19, 1796	67
<center>2. Campaigns and Elections</B>	85</center>
House of Burgesses	85
Candidate for the House of Burgesses	87
The Burgess Is Elected to Help Make a Revolution	91
A Plan for Presidential Selection	92
His Elective Majesty	95
Standing for Reelection	99
Conclusion	101
Documents
     2.1 Charles Smith to Washington, July 24, 1758	103
     2.2 Washington to Col. James Wood, July 28, 1758	104
     2.3 Charles Smith to Washington, July 26, 1758	105
     2.4 Washington to Alexander Hamilton, October 3, 1788	108
     2.5 Washington to Gov. Henry Lee, January 20, 1793	110
<center>3. Administration Policies</B>		113</center>
Policies for Unity	114
Policies for Growth	122
Foreign Policy	133
Documents
3.1 Assuming the States' War Debts	136
3.2 Anonymous Public Letter, September 6, 1789	138
3.3 Establishing the Seat of the Federal Government	139
3.4 Washington to Daniel Carroll, November 28, 1791	141
3.5 Washington to Pierre Charles L'Enfant, December 2, 1791	143
3.6 Second Annual Address, December 8, 1790	144
3.7 Brig. Gen. Josiah Harmar's Treatment of the Miami Indians	146
3.8 Maj. Gen. Anthony Wayne to Secretary of War Henry Knox, August 28, 1794	148
3.9 Treaty of Greenville, August 3, 1795	151
3.10 Washington on the Whiskey Rebellion, August 7, 1794	155
3.11 Washington's Proclamation of September 25, 1794	158
3.12 Sixth Annual Address, November 19, 1794	160
3.13 The First Presidential Pardon, July 10, 1795		165
3.14 Talk to the Cherokee Nation, August 29, 1796	167
3.15 Presidential Proclamation, December 12, 1792	169
3.16 Presidential Proclamation, March 19, 1791	170
<center>4. Crises and Flashpoints</B>	173</center>
Revolutionary France in Need of American Assistance	173
The Pinckney Treaty	186
Conclusion	187
Documents
4.1 The Neutrality Proclamation, April 22, 1793	189
4.2 Pacificus, Number 1, by Alexander Hamilton, June 29, 1793	190
4.3 Helvidius, Number 1, by James Madison, August 24, 1793	195
4.4 The Jay Treaty	199
4.5 Seventh Annual Address, December 8, 1795	205
4.6 Rep. Fisher Ames on the Jay Treaty, April 28, 1796	208
4.7 Pinckney's Treaty, formally known as Treaty of Friendship, Limits, and Navigation, signed at San Lorenzo el Real, October 27, 1795	211
<center>5. Institutional Relations</B>	217</center>
Congress	217
The Cabinet	226
Supreme Court	230
Extraconstitutional Institutions	231
A Republic for the Real World	236
Documents
5.1 The First Presidential Veto Message, April 5, 1792	239
5.2 Second Presidential Veto, February 28, 1797	239
5.3 Sen. William Maclay, August 22, 1789	241
5.4 Washington to the Senate, August 6, 1789	244
5.5 The Supreme Court Rejects Advisory Opinion Role	245
5.6 Address to the Hebrew Congregation, August 18, 1790		247
5.7 Washington to Alexander Hamilton, July 29, 1792	248
5.8 Alexander Hamilton to Washington, September 9, 1792	250
5.9 Thomas Jefferson to Washington, September 9, 1792	252
5.10 The Partisan Press	254
5.11 Proclamation: A National Thanksgiving, October 3, 1789	257
<center>6. After the White House: Washington in Retirement</B>		261</center>
At Mount Vernon	262
Commander in Chief of a Provisional Army	263
Washington's Death	266
Last Will and Testament	267
Symbol of the Nation	269
Legacy	270
Documents
6.1 Washington to John Sinclair, December 10, 1796	274
6.2 Recollections about Washington	275
6.3 Washington's Final Days	278
6.4 Washington's Will, July 9, 1799	282
6.5 "Negroes Belonging to George Washington"	288
6.6 Henry Lee's Funeral Oration, December 26, 1799	291
6.7 Parson Weems's Washington	294
<center>Appendix A Notable Figures of the Washington Presidency	297</B></center>
<center>Appendix B Key Events in Washington's Life	317</B></center>
<center>Appendix C Cabinet and Key Administration Officials, Washington Administration	00</B></center>
Works Cited	00
Index	00
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Washington, George, 1732-1799, Presidents United States Biography, Generals United States Biography, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Sources, United States Politics and government 1783-1789 Sources, United States Politics and government 1789-1797 Sources