Rediscover the father of our country

For one third of his life, he was the most important man in America. PBS Teachers presents Rediscovering George Washington, which offers a historical timeline, transcriptions of Washington's papers, and an in-depth examination of the man and his character. Read his original words or listen to the voice of Charlton Heston giving life to those words. Includes lesson plans on the constitution, religious liberty, the problem of slavery, the rule of law and more.