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George Washington's Final Battle: The Epic Struggle to Build a Capital City and a Nation
Monday, April 19, 2021, 6:30 PM until 7:30 PM
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Robert P. Watson, professor of American history at Lynn University, discusses his book on the role of George Washington in the creation of the District of Columbia. The first president is remembered for leading the Continental Army to victory, presiding over the Constitutional Convention, and forging a new nation, but less well known is the story of his involvement in the establishment of a capital city and how it nearly tore the United States apart. Hosted by the American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati.