George Washington

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George Washington

"George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Washington served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolution, and later became the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. He died on December 14, 1799, in Mount Vernon, Virginia."


"George Washington was a leader of the Continental Army in the American Revolution, and was the first to become U.S. president."

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"George Washington Biography." A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014.





1732 - Born1749 - Official Surveyor of Culpepper County1755 - General in British Army1775 - Commander in Chief of the Colonial Forces1789 - Elected 1st President1797 - Retired to Mt. Vernon1799 - Died

"He was not only considered a military and revolutionary hero, but a man of great personal integrity, with a deep sense of duty, honor, and patriotism. For over 200 years, Washington has been acclaimed as indispensible to the success of the Revolution and the birth of the nation. But his most important legacy may be that he insisted he was dispensable, asserting that the cause of liberty was larger than any single individual."

“Observe good faith and justice towards all nations; cultivate peace and harmony with all.” – George Washington


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