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Washington's presidency


1.  Hamilton's financial program

2.  Foreign and domestic difficulties

3.  Beginnings of political parties


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The Struggle for Freedom
Resource Type: E-Seminar

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The American Revolution: Slavery Expands

George Washington (1732–99)
Resource Type: Primary Source
During the American Revolution, George Washington (1732–99) served as Commander of the Continental Army, and in 1789 he became the first president of the United States. When newly appointed as commander of the Continental Army, Phillis Wheatley wrote a poetic tribute to Washington, offering her good wishes for his success in the great revolutionary cause.

George Washington (1732–99)
Resource Type: Primary Source
During the American Revolution, George Washington (1732–99) served as Commander of the Continental Army, and in 1789 he became the first president of the United States. When newly appointed as commander of the Continental Army, Phillis Wheatley wrote a poetic tribute to Washington, offering her good wishes for his success in the great revolutionary cause.

Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753–84)
Resource Type: Primary Source
Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753–84), born in Africa, was the first black woman whose poetry was published in the Western Hemisphere. In Europe and the United States in the 1780s, she developed a reputation as a literary figure. A devout Christian, she wove religious themes into many of her poems, including her eulogy for Samuel Sewall, author of The Selling of Joseph.

The American Revolution: Slavery Expands
Resource Type: Primary Source
Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)


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