George Washington, Entrepreneur by John Berlau audiobook

George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World

By John Berlau
Read by Corey Gagne

Macmillan Audio 9781250172600
Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • $28.99
    Available on 06/30/2020

    ISBN: 9781427296689

A detailed audiobook biography of George Washington, focusing on his many innovations and inventions. George Washington: general, statesman, businessman? Most Americans don't know that Washington was the country's first true entrepreneur, responsible for revolutionizing several industries. In George Washington, Entrepreneur, John Berlau gives us a tour of Mount Vernon, explaining how our founding father is at the heart of American innovation. Some of Washington's contributions to business and invention: -Every American mule can be traced to Mount Vernon; Washington was instrumental in breeding horses with donkeys to create a superior farm animal. -Unlike most Virginia farmers, Washington grew vast fields of wheat. His state-of-the-art mill exported flour throughout the US and Europe. By stamping his initials on each package, he created GW Flour, one of the very first branded food products. -On the advice of a Scottish worker, Washington built a distillery, grew all of the necessary crops, and became one of the largest American whiskey distributors of his time. Showing an unfamiliar side of our Founding Father, lovers of business and history will find this audiobook informative and enchanting.

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A detailed audiobook biography of George Washington, focusing on his many innovations and inventions. George Washington: general, statesman, businessman? Most Americans don't know that Washington was the country's first true entrepreneur, responsible for revolutionizing several industries. In George Washington, Entrepreneur, John Berlau gives us a tour of Mount Vernon, explaining how our founding father is at the heart of American innovation. Some of Washington's contributions to business and invention: -Every American mule can be traced to Mount Vernon; Washington was instrumental in breeding horses with donkeys to create a superior farm animal. -Unlike most Virginia farmers, Washington grew vast fields of wheat. His state-of-the-art mill exported flour throughout the US and Europe. By stamping his initials on each package, he created GW Flour, one of the very first branded food products. -On the advice of a Scottish worker, Washington built a distillery, grew all of the necessary crops, and became one of the largest American whiskey distributors of his time. Showing an unfamiliar side of our Founding Father, lovers of business and history will find this audiobook informative and enchanting.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Audience: Adult
Language: English