Bob Cordery explains why he believes George Washington was the greatest leader of all time. Leadership is something that many aspire to, but few achieve in full measure. It has been defined as being a combination of charisma, integrity, determination, flexibility, resourcefulness, creativity, self-confidence, a sense of responsibility, the ability to communicate, and consistency. George Washington had all these qualities, and it is therefore somewhat ironic that although he was truly a great leader, he never aspired to be one.
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George Washington: Facts, Revolution & Presidency - HISTORY
In 3, words, Lee attempted to encapsulate one of the most influential Founding Fathers. He wrote that Washington was the:. Before he was this influential leader, Washington was the son of a wealthy Virginian land speculator. He was born on February 22, , and received little formal education in his youth.
Why Is George Washington The Strongest President
Hear the future president's powerful words in the animation 'George Washington's Vision for America'. During the war, Congress had granted Washington powers equivalent to those of a dictator and he could have easily taken solitary control of the new nation. His modesty in declining the offer and resigning his military post at the end of the war fortified the republican foundations of the new nation.