What Made George Washington a Good Military Leader?

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This unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, introduces activities in which students read the Continental Congress's resolutions granting powers to General Washington; analyze some of Washington's wartime orders, dispatches, and correspondence in terms of the characteristics of a good general; and study four battles by referring to primary source materials. In the final lesson in the unit, students examine Washington's words in response to a proposal that he become the head of a military dictatorship.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Humanities

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