Extended Audio Sample

Download The Presidency: The Life and Times of George Washington Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample The Presidency: The Life and Times of George Washington Audiobook, by Allan H. Kelly
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Allan H. Kelly Narrator: Frances H Kelley Publisher: Eye in the Ear Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2008 ISBN:
Coming Soon! We're adding audiobooks daily and hope to make this one available for download very soon. Submit your vote below to let us know you really crave this title!
Vote this up! This audiobook has 0 votes

(Part 3) Over the next four years, George Washington and many other Americans saw that this new country needed central government to keep peace at home - and gain respect abroad. In Philadelphia, 55 men argued out a strong, yet flexible U.S. constitution - a set of laws by which people could govern themselves.

It wasn't perfect, but it seemed to George - who presided over the continental Congress - A little short of a miracle. The federal government would have the legislative branch - headed by the Congress - to make the laws; the judicial branch, headed by the Supreme Court - to explain the laws - and the Executive branch, headed by a president, to enforce them.

It didn't take much arguing to decide who that should be. In 1789, George Washington was overwhelmingly elected the first president of the United States. Download and start listening now!

Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations