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George Washington and the Art of BusinessThe Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief$
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Mark McNeilly

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195189780

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.001.0001

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. A Rough Beginning

. A Rough Beginning

Organizing a Revolution

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(p.25) 2. A Rough Beginning
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George Washington and the Art of Business
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Mark Mc Neilly

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.003.0003

This chapter discusses the tough beginning George Washington had in organizing a revolution and its relevance to business leadership. Though Washington was a loyal subject of the crown, he had doubts about new British laws such as the Stamp Act. He supported the 1765 Virginia House of Burgesses’ resolutions to the home country denouncing taxes and infringements on colonists’ rights. When all possible peaceful resolutions to the conflict were exhausted, Washington organized a revolution against the British colonial government.

Keywords:   George Washington, revolution, business leadership, Stamp Act, British government

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