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The Political Rise of George Washington with author David O. Stewart
June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
While most of us take the extraordinary career of George Washington for granted, it was hard-won through effort, discipline, and lifelong learning. While the young Washington knew head-turning success, crushing failure later incinerated his dream of a military career. In his “wilderness years,” he remade himself as a savvy political leader in Fairfax County and the Virginia House of Burgesses, overcoming a weak education and his earlier stumbles. As the essential leader of what became the world’s longest-lived constitutional republic, Washington committed himself to self-government and used many tools to survive political tests and steer the nation through repeated crises. Choose between a Live Zoom or a Recorded class session, Tuesday, June 15, from 10-11:30am ($10). Enrollment in the Live ZOOM Option is Limited to 25. To register for the course, or for more information about Chesapeake Forum classes go to https://chesapeakeforum.org/summer-semester or visit us on Facebook.