[2015] Teddy Hanley: George Washington

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[2015] Teddy Hanley: George Washington

George Washington's Life

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George Washington

• George Washington was born on February 22, 1732.• His great-grandfather, John Washington, migrated from England to Virginia.• George's father, Augustine Washington, was born in 1694. • George grew up in Virginia with his five other siblings.• He was the oldest in his family.• George was home schooled.•When he was a boy, he openly confessed that he cut down his father's prize cherry tree.• By his early teens, he was great at growing tobacco, raising livestock, and surveying. • Washington was a General and Commander in Chief for the Contininentals.• He later became the first president of the United States.• He served as president from 1789 to 1797.• George Washington has his face printed on the one dollar bill.• George Washington died on December 14, 1799.

Some of the Battles

~ Loses in the Battle of Brandywine.~ Loses at the Battle of Fort Washington.~ Loses at the Battle of Germantown.~ Loses at the Battle of Long Island.~ Wins at the Battle of Princeton.~ Loses at the Battle of the Clouds.~ Wins at Fort Mifflin, PA.~ Wins at Battle of Whitemarsh.

George Washington was a great leader. He lead his country to many wins, and he lead his country to win the Revolutionary War.


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