Joseph John Ellis Biographies

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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Biographies Over the years, there have been a lot of literature materials that have surfaced in relation to the American history. More so, there have been quite a number of books written bibliographies of some of the founding fathers of the American nation. Each of the material captures the struggle of the entire nations and also brings out the various aspects of the founding fathers and the major roles they played in the liberation of the nation, civilization and industry. The character of the founding father also takes the central stage in the bibliographies along with their strengths and weaknesses that shaped their personalities and the nations as well. These are books that give the American history the heritage it deserves. Joseph J. Ellis is one of the authors that have taken to task his ability and experience in the historical recounts of the American history and that of the various founding fathers. A professor in history, Ellis brings to light one of the most intriguing pieces about the first president of the American nation, George…show more content…
Beck in Being George Washington: The Indispensable Man, As You've Never Seen Him. The book builds on the characteristics of George Washington and tries to put the readers in the shoes of the first president. According to this account, much like Ellis, the author also brings to the attention of the readers the fact that Washington was struggling with the self control. At one point, the book relates to the fact that Washington had a problem with anger management. Most of his staffs were weary of the temper issues that the president faced and the level of control that he tried to exercise (Beck, 88). According to Ellis, Washington was weary of the fact that he may loose his property. Ellis reckons that this is a common problem among the rich as they fear that their staffs are either too careless or they are bent on wasting away wealth created through had work and

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