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Garza, Maria

Felicia Dziadek

English 1306 -185

25 March 2016

MLA Assignment

1 Book:

Direct Quote: The author of “Washington the Indispensable man” stated, “He was from the first never a follower, always a leader, even if sometimes subject to authority of his own” (James Flexner 36).

Paraphrase: According to the author George Washington never followed anyone he was known as a leader and doing things his way that is why he is not a follower (James Flexner 36).

Work Cited: Flexner, James T. Washington: the indispensable man. Boston: Little, Brown, 1974.



Print.

2 Database:

Direct Quote: Thomas Fleming from The Reader’s Companion to Military History stated, “The upheaval of the American Revolution  found Washington still Virginia’s best-known soldier—and Massachusetts, eager to draw the largest of the thirteen colonies into the fray, proposed him as the commander of the embryo American army” (Thomas Fleming).

Paraphrase: According to Thomas Fleming, George Washington was known as a good soldier and was offered to be main leader of the American army. George Washington was determined to create the biggest army for the revolution (Thomas Fleming).

Work Cited: Fleming, Thomas. "Washington, George." The Reader's Companion to Military History. Eds. Robert Cowley and Geoffrey Parker. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. Credo Reference. Web. 22 Mar. 2016.

3. A non-scholarly periodical

Direct Quote: The author of The Papers of George Washington states , “ I want to suggest and argue that Washington was chosen for these leadership roles because of his character and also because of his being a genius in the area of leadership” ( Richard C. Stazesky).

Paraphrase: The author states that George Washington was chosen to be a leader because of his character. He knew how to make proper decisions and he had good leadership skills (Richard C. Stazesky).

Work Cited: Stazesky, Richard C. "History." Papers of George Washington. N.p., 22 Feb. 2000. Web. 24 Mar. 2016.



4.Webpage

Direct Quote: According to the authors from Mountvernon.org, “George Washington was but one of the only a handful of candidates considered by the second Continental Congress who possessed any significant Military experienced”(Mountvernon.org).

Paraphrase: The author from the Mountvernon.org states that George Washington that he was the only soldier who had military experienced, was well trained and congress had high expectations of his work

Work Cited: "Ten Facts About George Washington and the Revolutionary War."George Washington's



Mount Vernon. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2016.

5.Primary Source Document

Direct Quote: The author of George Washington Farewell Address states, “In looking forward to the moment which is intended to terminate the career of my public life, my feelings do not permit me to suspend the deep acknowledgment of that debt of gratitude which I owe to my beloved country for the many honors it has conferred upon me” ( George Washington Farewell address).

Paraphrase: According to the author of George Washington was ending his time as a leader and president but he couldn’t help but feeling like he owed his country for his accomplishments as president. He felt like he needed to acknowledge his feelings toward America (George Washington Farewell address).

Work Cited: "George Washington's Farewell Address - Bill of Rights Institute." Bill of Rights Institute.



N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2016.

Work Cited



Flexner, James T. Washington: the indispensable man. Boston: Little, Brown, 1974.

Print.

: Fleming, Thomas. "Washington, George." The Reader's Companion to Military History. Eds. Robert Cowley and Geoffrey Parker. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. Credo Reference. Web. 22 Mar. 2016.

: Stazesky, Richard C. "History." Papers of George Washington. N.p., 22 Feb. 2000. Web. 24

Mar. 2016.

: "George Washington's Farewell Address - Bill of Rights Institute." Bill of Rights Institute.



N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2016.

"Ten Facts About George Washington and the Revolutionary War."George Washington's

Mount Vernon. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2016


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