The first conspiracy the secret plot to kill George Washington
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Mensch, Josh, author.
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019.
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631 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
LP 973.41092 MELTZER 2018

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Large Print
Language
English
ISBN
9781432859596, 1432859595

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 551-627).
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"Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the origins of America's counterintelligence movement that led to the modern day CIA. In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York, William Tryon, and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important member of the military: George Washington himself. This is the story of the secret plot and how it was revealed. It is a story of leaders, liars, counterfeiters, and jailhouse confessors. It also shows just how hard the battle was for George Washington and how close America was to losing the Revolutionary War. In this historical page-turner, New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer teams up with American history writer and documentary television producer, Josh Mensch to unravel the shocking true story behind what has previously been a footnote in the pages of history. Drawing on extensive research, Meltzer and Mensch capture in riveting detail how George Washington not only defeated the most powerful military force in the world, but also uncovered the secret plot against him in the tumultuous days leading up to July 4, 1776."--Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Meltzer, B., & Mensch, J. (2019). The first conspiracy: the secret plot to kill George Washington . Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Meltzer, Brad and Josh, Mensch. 2019. The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Meltzer, Brad and Josh, Mensch. The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019.

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Meltzer, Brad,, and Josh Mensch. The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019.

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