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This review will focus on one of the founding fathers of America Mr. George Washington and his contributions to the American people.
Washington and Jefferson were both rich farmers in Virginia, but they had no friendship between the two. Washington differed with Jefferson in terms of IQ since he had less formal education and writing skills. However, Washington had masterly skills in leading an army which he had held together for the continental well-being. Some of the skills were of how and when to strike the British, this boosted the morale of the soldier’s loyalty to him. The masterly of his war skills were evident when he led the crossing of the Delaware River in December of 1776. He attacked the British camps at Princeton and Trenton and went away with valuable supplies and the prisoners. This incident gave him the courage to set new strategy of war by turning his soldiers into a solid regular army. Other stakeholders like the politicians in the congress were urged to support him, resulting into Washington being the one to lead Americans through the Revolutionary War (Ambrose, p. 10).
Washington had a solid rock character and was constant in his actions. In the twenty-four years of his tenure in serving the people, he was truthful and never fudged. This made the subordinates to love and respect him. When Washington defended the new nation and its republican virtues, he became the first president unanimously chosen in the eyes of many (Ambrose, p. 10).
Washington in all his actions personified the word great. This was clearly portrayed in his regular habits, political leadership and in achieving the vision of the new nation. His optimistic nature enabled him to rise above all others. Ambrose states in the book that the thought ‘we can do it’ was established by Washington in the embracing of the American spirit (Ambrose, p.
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