8. “What Manner of Man I Am”: The Political Career of George Washington before the Revolution

  1. Edward G. Lengel
  1. Taylor Stoermer

Published Online: 18 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118219935.ch8

Companion to George Washington, A

Companion to George Washington, A

How to Cite

Stoermer, T. (2012) “What Manner of Man I Am”: The Political Career of George Washington before the Revolution, in Companion to George Washington, A (ed E. G. Lengel), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118219935.ch8

Author Information

  1. at Brown University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331035

Online ISBN: 9781118219935

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Keywords:

  • What Manner of Man I Am,” political career of Washington;
  • political life, eighteenth-century British world;
  • shaping Washington's political language, behavior;
  • Washington's political career, before the Revolution;
  • Washington, and legislature, vestry, and county court;
  • Washington, a new cadre of political leadership;
  • Philadelphia, Washington's political career, in full circle;
  • Washington between 1758 and 1776, and lessons learnt;
  • Washington, and the new revolutionary culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • List of Further Readings