George Washington

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American History

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George Washington

George Washington is an American Hero. He led the new nation to the American Revolution and became the first president. He was born in Virginia, on February 11, 1732 and was raised by his brother after his dad passed away when he was 11 years old. in 1759, he married Martha Custis. He put together the first Continental Congress which agreed to not buy anything from Britain. This led to the American Revolution and George Washington was named the Commanding Officer of Continental Army. After the war, George Washington was named the first president of the new nation. He stepped down as president after 8 years and retired in Mount Vernon. He died shortly after and was burried on his plantation.

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1732 - BORN1754 - MILITARY CAREER STARTS1775 - AMERICAN REVOLUTION1787 - CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION1789 - GEORGE WASHINGTON BECOMES THE FIRST PRESIDENT1797 - RETIRES1799 - DIES IN MOUNT VERNON

George Washington is known for leading the Continental Army in victory over the British in the American Revolution.

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George Washington was the first President of the United States.

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GEORGE WASHINGTON

*He never served as president in Washington D.C.*He was 6 feet tall, which was very tall in the 1700's.*He gave freedom to his slaves in his will.


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