Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership
One of Washington Post's "10 Books to Read in February"•One ofUSA Today’s“Must-Read Books" of Winter 2020 •One ofPublishers Weekly's "Top Ten"Spring 2020 Memoirs/Biographies
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Indeed, one might wonder if our country would have been founded at all without Franklin and Washington, given their central roles in so many ...more
Interesting concept: The friendship and partnership of founding Americans Ben Franklin and George Washington is an overlooked and crucial piece of history.
This book is a great review of the events that transpired in and related to the American colonies from about 1750-1800. It's a helpful chronology, it brings in other key players without overwhelming the reader with too many to keep track of, and it successfully weaves in Franklin's and Washington's separate and joint contributions. ...more
Edward J. Larson answers the question in fairly short ...more