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George Washington’s Final Battle by Robert Watson

George Washington’s Final Battle by Robert Watson looks into Washington’s impact on creating his new country’s capital city. Washington had a direct role in planning many aspects of the city that would house the young republic, creating a landmark that gave the fledgling democracy credibility, united a fractious country, and created a sense of American identity.

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn by Robert Watson

 The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn by Robert Watson visits the experience and impact of a British prison ship during the American Revolution. The book follows the lives and ordeals of the ship’s few survivors to tell the astonishing story of the cursed ship that killed thousands of Americans and yet helped secure victory in the fight for independence.