Myths and Facts About George Washington
Many people today know that the story about George Washington cutting down a cherry tree as a child is just that—a story. However, did you know that Washington was a dedicated breeder of hunting dogs? In fact, he is credited with creating the American foxhound breed. That's true! Thanks to this guide to the first U.S. president, readers will come to have a greater understanding of Washington and efforts he led to create a new country. They'll also learn how he chose to lead that country. Primary sources and a timeline help make this a comprehensive exploration of George Washington's life and career.