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George Washington's World by Genevieve Foster
Year 4 Readings for the older version
Schedule compiled by Carmen Trimm

Week 13
George Washington's World: 1732 (preface) pg vii
     A boy of Virginia pg 5
     Daniel Boone, a boy of the backwoods pg 10
     John Adams, farmer boy pg 12

Week 14
George Washington's World: John Hancock, a boy of Boston pg 15
     Benjamin West pg 18
     The Friendly Printer pg 23
     England vs Spain pg 26

Week 15
George Washington's World: Fray Junipero Serra pg 28
     Frederick, Soldier King of Prussia pg 31
     Johann Sebastian Bach pg 34
     Catherine: Her Journey to Russia pg 35
     The King of France and His Subjects pg 38

Week 16
George Washington's World: Pierre Caron pg 41
     The Great Voltaire pg 45
     James Cook, a boy who went to Sea pg 48
     James Watt, a Clever Lad pg 50
     A King But Not a Ruler pg 53

Week 17
George Washington's World: Benjamin Franklin Looks and Learns pg 56
     Ch'ien Lung and the Barbarians pg 63
     India and the European Traders pg 67
     France and England in America pg 69

Week 18
George Washington's World: French and Indian War pg 71
     Seven Years War Begins pg 77
     The Empire Builder pg 79
     Pontiac, the Patriot pg 83
     George III pg 85



Week 19
George Washington's World: George and Martha Washington pg 87
     Thomas Jefferson pg 89
     The End of the Seven Years War pg 93
     Goethe Sees Both Sides pg 95
     Catherine Empress of the Russians pg 98

Week 20
George Washington's World: Voltaire and His Pen pg 102
     To the South Seas With Captain Cook pg 109
     Oxygen pg 112
     The Steam Engine pg 113
     His Majesty George III pg 116

Week 21
George Washington's World: Frederick the Miser and Louis the Waster pg 124
     Marie Antoinette, the Little Austrian Princess pg 127
     Lafayette, a young French Nobleman pg 131
     Italy the Land of Beauty pg 135
     A King and a Painter of Spain pg 138

Week 22
George Washington's World: Pirates pg 139
     The Empire of Turkey pg 140
     Poland pg 141
     Enter Napoleon Bonaparte pg 143
     The Empress and the Sultan pg 144

Week 23
George Washington's World: Home To China pg 146
     Japan and the Passing World pg 147
     Holland and Her Trade pg 150
     Alexander Hamilton, boy of the West Indies pg 151
     John Paul Jones, and the Hated Slave Trade pg 153

Week 24
George Washington's World: Spain's New Colony pg 155
     Over The Mountain With Boone pg 159
     Rebellion in Massachusetts pg 162
     The First Congress pg 167
     The Battle of Bunker Hill pg 170



Week 25
George Washington's World: John Adams Selects a Commander pg 172
     Declaration of Independence pg 179
     Echoes in Europe pg 183
     Benjamin Franklin in France pg 186
     Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI pg 189

Week 26
George Washington's World: Lafayette Sails for America pg 192
     The Old Fox Retreats pg 195
     Misadventures of 1777 pg 199
     To Carry the News pg 203
     Valley Forge pg 205

Week 27
George Washington's World: The French Alliance pg 209
     George Rogers Clark pg 212
     A Hero in Two Worlds pg 215
     The Bon Homme Richard pg 217
     Lafayette, Herald of the French Expedition pg 219

Week 28
George Washington's World: Spain besieges Gibraltar pg 220
     Holland defends her trade pg 222
     Napoleon Bonaparte pg 221
     Benedict Arnold traitor pg 223
     Cornwallis surrenders pg 226

Week 29
George Washington's World: Washington Refuses Absolute Power pg 229
     Money pg 231
     Peasants of Russia pg 234
     The Peace Treaty pg 237
     Empires Old and New pg 240

Week 30
George Washington's World: Stars and Stripes in China pg 242
     Back to His Good Land pg 247
     Lonely Thomas Jefferson pg 251
     Aviation is Born pg 254
     The Marriage of Figaro pg 257



Week 31
George Washington's World: Three Americans Meet in France pg 259
     Rousseau and Silver Sheep Shears pg 262
     John Adams and George III pg 265
     Hisses for Marie Antoinette pg 267
     Old Frederick's Last Review pg 270

Week 32
George Washington's World: Catherine's Turkish Fairy Tale pg 271
     The Assembly of the Notables pg 275
     The Not Yet United States pg 277
     The Constitution pg 280
     Mr. President pg 284

Week 33
George Washington's World: Victory for the Third Estate pg 291
     To the Bastille pg 294
     Off With the Baker to Paris pg 298
     America and the Key to the Bastille pg 301
     The Cotton Gin pg 310

Week 34
George Washington's World: Beware the Tyrants pg 311
     Liberty pg 314
     Death for Louis XVI pg 318
     The United States Proclaimed Neutral pg 320

Week 35
George Washington's World: The Reign of Terror pg 323
     Doctor Jenner and the Small Pox pg 327
     Catherine the Grandmother pg 328
     Napoleon Bonaparte pg 330

Week 36
George Washington's World: To Italy pg 331
     To Egypt pg 334
     The Rosetta Stone pg 337
     Ch'ien Lung's Reply to George III pg 338
     New Rules for a New Era pg 340