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The first conspiracy : the secret plot to kill George Washington, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch

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The first conspiracy : the secret plot to kill George Washington
Title
The first conspiracy
Title remainder
the secret plot to kill George Washington
Statement of responsibility
Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
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  • 1st conspiracy
  • Secret plot to kill George Washington
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Language
eng
Summary
"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. 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"--
Summary
The author of The Inner Circle presents the lesser-known story of an assassination attempt against pre-Revolutionary War George Washington by some of his own bodyguards, exploring how the plot catalyzed the creations of the CIA and FBI
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contains biographical information
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10748927
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Meltzer, Brad
Dewey number
973.4/1092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Mensch, Josh
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True
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  • Washington, George
  • United States
  • Washington, George
  • United States
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Attempted assassination
  • Treason
  • United States
  • United States
  • Attempted assassination
  • Military intelligence
  • Secret service
  • Treason
  • United States
  • HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Intelligence & Espionage
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adult
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the secret plot to kill George Washington
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The first conspiracy : the secret plot to kill George Washington, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
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Map on endpaper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
on1057733640
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 413 pages
Isbn
9781250130334
Lccn
2018037886
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1057733640
Label
The first conspiracy : the secret plot to kill George Washington, Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
Publication
Note
Map on endpaper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1057733640
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 413 pages
Isbn
9781250130334
Lccn
2018037886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1057733640

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