What did george washington study
as a child in school
Among many skills and talents...he made whiskey!!
The Bible.. He prayed before battle of the enemies.
Cartography (map making, which included land surveying).http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gwmaps.html
Conner helped him
Bible. Philisophical works like Plato. History texts. Science and mathematical texts of the day. There were plenty of books even then. More expensive but his family had money.