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Farewell Address
 

A Modern Day Application of George Washington

Five Lessons We Can Learn from George Washington

George Washington - Farewwell Address

George Washington - Recognizing God's Hand in America

George Washington - The American Moses

George Washington - Warning America against Political Parties

George Washington and His Thanksgiving Appeal

George Washington – Advocating the Virtues of Religion in America

George Washington’s Farewell Address – A Sacred Text

George Washington’s Views on Political Parties in America

The Character of George Washington

The Constitution and the Government of the People

The Farewell Address

The Rhetoric of George Washington’s Farewell Address

Twenty Unheeded Warnings in Washington’s Farewell Address

Washington on the Threat of Partisan Entrenchment

 
U.S. Constitution
 

American Statesman - The Enduring Relevance of George Washington

Building the Constitution – Mount Vernon

Called back into Action – Mount Vernon

Charters of Freedom – National Archives

Constitution Day - How September 17 Shaped American History

Constitutional Convention - U.S. Founders and Presidents - Primary Sources

Constitutional Convention

Delegates of the Continental Congress Who Signed the United States Constitution

Five Issues at the Constitutional Convention – Mount Vernon

Founding Documents in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom

George Washington - Farewell Address, 1796

George Washington - First Inaugural Address - 1789

George Washington - Letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island

George Washington and the Constitution

George Washington – Formation of the American Republic

George Washington – Letter –Divine Providence of God Guided the Americans Through the Revolution and the Adoption of the New Constitution

George Washington's View on Religious Liberty

George Washington’s Letter of Transmittal Pertaining to the U. S. Constitution to the President of Congress

Individual Biographies of the Delegates to the Constitutional Convention

James Madison and the Federal Constitutional Convention of 1787

James Madison’s Notes on the Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787

Presiding Over the Convention – The Indispensable Man – Mount Vernon

Six Key Players at the Constitutional Convention – Mount Vernon

The Constitutional Convention

The Major Debates at the Constitutional Convention

The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787 – Volume 1 - Max Farrand – 1911

The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787 – Volume 2 - Max Farrand – 1911

The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787 – Volume 3 - Max Farrand – 1911

What Made George Washington a Great Leader

Why God Is in the Declaration but Not the Constitution

 
Revolutionary War
 

A Dog on the Battlefield and the Character of George Washington

A Miracle of Leadership - George Washington at Valley Forge

American Revolution - Conflict and Revolution 1775-1776 – Timeline

American Revolution Timeline – Ducksters

American Revolution – General George Washington – A Military Profile

American Revolution – General George Washington – A Military Profile

Black Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

British and American Strategies in the Revolutionary War

General Washington in the American Revolution – Mount Vernon

George Washington - A National Treasure

George Washington - America's First Strategic Leader

George Washington - Master of Misinformation

George Washington Reports on the Status of the War to Congress

George Washington Timeline

George Washington – Revolutionary War Expense – 1775 – 1783

George Washington's Character - American Experiment

George Washington's Unimpeachable Character

George Washington

George Washington’s Use of Humor during the Revolutionary War

George Washington’s Use of Humor during the Revolutionary War

How George Washington Used Vaccines to Help Win the Revolutionary War

How Weather Aided George Washington Surprise Attack on Christmas

How Weather Aided George Washington's Surprise Attack on Christmas - Audio

How Were the Colonies Able to Win Independence

Life Liberty... and the Law - John Adams Political Thought During the American Revolution

Making the Revolution – America – 1763 – 175

Making the Revolution – Constitution – 1783 – 1791

Making the Revolution – Independence – 1783 – 1791

Making the Revolution – Leading the War – 1775 – 1783

Making the Revolution – Rebellion – 1775 – 1776

Martha Washington – The War for Independence – The Patriotic Cause

Militia in the Revolutionary War

Road to Revolution - The Stamp Tax Crisis of 1765

Ten Facts about Washington and the Revolutionary War – Mount Vernon

The American Revolution – Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

The American Revolution – Lightening Freedom’s Flame

The American Revolution – Timeline

The Coming of the American Revolution

The French Aristocrat Who Helped George Washington Defeat the British

The Invisible Hand in George Washington's Leadership

The Last Men of the Revolution – Rare Photos of Veterans of the Revolutionary War

The Letter That Won the American Revolution

The Marksman Who Refused to Shoot George Washington

The Prussian Nobleman Who Helped Save the American Revolution

The Revolutionary War – Mount Vernon

The Vital Contribution of George Washington to the Revolutionary War

Timeline of George Washington's Life

Timeline of the American Revolution - National Park Service

Timeline of the American Revolution - World - II

Unanimous Voice - Unanimous Symbol - George Washington During the Revolutionary War

Washington’s Presidency - How the Revolutionary War Shaped the Executive Branch

What Made George Washington Such a Great Leader

What Made George Washington a Great Leader

Why God Is in the Declaration but Not the Constitution

 
Mount Vernon
 
Chocolate in George Washington’s America – Video

French Burr Stones – the Gristmill at Mount Vernon – Video

George Washington Feasts on Fall foods – Video

George Washington Timeline

George Washington's Mount Vernon

George Washington’s Gristmill at Mount Vernon – Video

George Washington’s Historic Mount Vernon – Video

George Washington’s Tomb - Video

Kitchen Excavation at Mount Vernon – Video

Look at Restoring George Washington’s Blue Room – Video

Mount Vernon – Virtual Tour

The Importance of George Washington – David McCullough – Video

Wallpaper Restoration and Discovery in the Mansion - Video

Washington Winter Antique Show Walkthrough – Video

 

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