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GeorgeWashingtonUSA

George Washington

The face of America

Time Line

1755

Made commander of all Virginia troops (age 23)

George Washington was the firs to sign Constitution at the Constitutional Convention in 1787. The Consitution is the supreme law of the United States of America.

Fun Facts:February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799Married (1759) to Martha Dandridge Custis WashingtonPresident April 30, 1789 - March 4, 1798General of Continental Army:June 15, 1775 - December 23, 1783

"His ability to rally men under fire, his ability to sustain the Continental Army’s morale, his administrative talents, and his grasp of the larger strategic imperatives all made Washington the great general that history remembers and celebrates." -- www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/key-facts/

1775

Elected commander in chief of united colonies

1759

Elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses

1776

1781

Victory at Yorktown

Crossing of the Delaware

During Washington's presidency, the United States Navy was founded (1794), American currency (the dollar) was established (1792), state departmens were created (Secretary of State) (1789), and the supreme court was established (6 members and position of Attorney General) (1789).


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