WASHINGTON BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY
Meet Amazing Americans, Americas Story from Americas Library, from the Library of Congress; includes biographical information and primary source material.
George Washington, Man, Myth, Memory, from the Delaware History Museum.
George Washingtons Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, which includes many educational resources appropriate for students and teachers; including a biography of Washington.
George and Martha: Portraits from the Presidential Years, from the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Resources related to George Washingtons time and travels in Massachusetts, from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Historic Valley Forge site, which includes historical background information and transcripts of primary source material.
Information from the PBS television series The American President.
The Surprising George Washington, an article by Richard Norton Smith from the National Archives.
Background information on George Washington with links to related George Washington Web sites from the Internet Public Library, POTUS.
Produced by PBS to support its program, Rediscovering George Washingon. Includes lesson plans, detailed biographical information, and important primary documents with related audio recordings.
PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIALS
The George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, representing the largest collection of original Washington documents in the world, consisting of approximately 65,000 documents.
Text of Washingtons two inaugural addresses from Bartleby.com.
Two documents written by Washington, including his letter to John Langdon accepting the presidency, April 14, 1789, and his survey of Daniel Osbornes land, March 30, 1752. From the American History Documents collection at Indiana Universitys Lilly Library.
Information about the Rules of Civility from the official Mount Vernon Web site.
Washingtons Thanksgiving Proclamation from PADRAK (Personal Assistance and Development through Research and Acquired Knowledge).
Documents and articles providing biographical information on George Washington from the George Washington Papers on the University of Virginias Web site.
Image of the survey of the turnip field surveyed by George Washington in 1747, from the George Washington Papers on the University of Virginias Web site.
A general biography designed for grades six and above from the Columbia Encyclopedia.
A general biography designed for grades six and above from Encyclopedia Americana.
A general biography of Washington designed for grades three through eight from the New Book of Knowledge.
Information on politics and political campaigns from the ThinkQuest Library website.
Internet site for National Standards for History.
Internet site for the Virtual Museum of Surveying.
|This exhibition was made possible through the generosity of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.|