American History

PRIMUS INTER PARES

the Romans said. Remember you’re human. The axiom was uttered during triumphal processions following military victories, repeated to generals in case they had short memories. Many Americans have the same short memories regarding George Washington’s humanity, a misapprehension Washington, not through debunking exaggeration but by presenting his hero as man rather than demigod.

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