Lecture: 'George Washington: Commander-in-Chief"

  • Feb 20, 2020
  • Phone:
  • 703-746-4242
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  • Times:
  • From: 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
  • Price:
  • $12 per person, $10 for GTMS members/GTM volunteers
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    Professor Peter Henriques will examine how George Washington, despite his limited experience and numerous mistakes, was somehow able to overcome obstacles to win independence for the new country that he committed himself to without reserve. Henriques will discuss Washington's view of a professional army, the need to win over the general populace, and the necessity of civilian control of the military, as well as how his actions at Trenton and Princeton saved the American cause.

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Lecture: 'George Washington: Commander-in-Chief"
  • February 20, 2020 to February 20, 2020
  • Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • $12 per person, $10 for GTMS members/GTM volunteers