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Articles with keyword "George Washington"

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Presidents Talking About the Presidency

Excerpts from seven of the NEH's presidential papers projects.

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Not the Man in the Gilbert Portrait

An exhibition shows the lesser-known side of a young, ambitious George Washington.

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Clash of Empires

Three nations battle for the future of North America in the French and Indian War.

Illustration of Henry Brown

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This End Up

Henry Box Brown mailed himself to freedom.

Rowhouse in Chestertown

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Majoring in History

A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.

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Honor Above All

From illegitimacy, Alexander Hamiliton rises to power, driven by ambition and his moral code

Silhouette of George Washington

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How to Be Presidential

George Washington was not born a leader but he carefully made himself into one.

Pickup football game among "breaker boys."

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Penn's Woods Online

Keeping tabs on the Commonwealth's uncommon history.

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Mr. Manners

At George Washington’s request, Alexander Hamilton offers the newly elected president advice on proper etiquette in a letter dated May 5, 1789.