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George Washington is an American hero. He played a leading role in the American Revolution, resided over the Constitutional Convention, and became America's first president. He is often referred to as the "father of the country."
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%FOLLOWUPS% If you mean prez, then no. All wanted Washington to be out first fearless leader(except for Washington himself).
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The plantation where Washington was born was located between Bridges Creek and Popes Creek which is 72 miles south of Washington D.C. on the Potomac River. This is present day Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He was the oldest child born to Augustine and Mary Ball Washington. He was …
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No, they thought significant changes would be required over time. tyhomas Jefferson even came to the conclusion that it was wrong for one generation to bind another with their laws and thus that no law or constitution should be permitted to last more than seven years.Michael Montagne
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No. I think that lawyers services cost less then than they do now. Beyond that, then, as now, there were lawyers who were willing to accept little or no pay, in at least some cases, so that people who could not afford it could have representation. Michael Montagne   It wasn't until recently t…
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Washington agreed with the prevailing view in the colonies that British taxes which only applied to the American colonies were unfair since the colonies had no representation in the British parliament which imposed the taxes. As president he defended the right of the federal government to impose and…
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Washington did not wear a wig. Even though wigs were fashionable, Washington kept his own hair, which he wore long and tied back in a queue, or ponytail. He did, however, powder his hair as was the custom of the time. His powdered hair is what you see in the portraits.
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Prior to its work on the Declaration of Independence, the Second Continental Congress included Washington as a congressman from Virginia. But he resigned his position as a delegate when Congress formed the Continental Army and appointed him commanding general on June 14, 1775. So he was unavailable …
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His father was a large land-owner with many slaves. so money was not a problem. However, his father was away on business much of the time and died when George was 11, so he did not have the full benefit of a loving father. He moved in with his older half-brother, Lawrence when he was 16. He mother w…
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Answer Martha Custis was a rich heiress who was a few months older than George Washington. She affected his political life by giving him resources and increased respectability. What she didn't give him, obviously, was children.
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King James I was a big fan of the English colonization of America. And what would be a good and quick way to support such a goal? The lottery! Created in 1612, the Virginia Company of London was in charge of raising money for the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia. After that proved a success, more p…
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he went to live at Mount Vernon soon after his father's death in 1743, to live with his half-brother. He lived there off and on (going away for political work, war, presidency, etc.) and he died there (and is buried there) on December 14, 1799
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1Martha's views are probably unknown. General Washington however, having been the president of the Constitutional Convention and having exercised considerable influence over the shaping of the document, naturally was a strong supporter of its ratification. It would hardly be rational to preside over…
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George Washington spent most of his life at his estate known as Mount Vernon, located on the Potomac River in northern Virginia.
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He commanded the Virginia Militia at that time. In April 1754, on his way to establish a post at the Forks of the Ohio (the current site of Pittsburgh), Washington learned that the French had already erected a fort there. Warned that the French were advancing, he quickly threw up fortifications at …
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A while back I read somewhere that there were something like 12,000 caucasian Washingtons and 125,000 black Washingtons. I wish I could remember where I had read it but I cannot. I also read that when the slaves were given their freedom that they took names of famous men, i.e. Washington, Jefferson,…
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Phil, The answer to your question would vary depending on what time period you are referring to. If you mean after the first battle of Bull Run, the fact is that the Confederate forces came very close to a disastrous defeat themselves that day. They were much too disorganised to mount a pursuit and …
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TRAVELLER'S GRAVE"Traveller" was Lee's renowned horse, purchased by Lee in 1862 and became his faithful companion throughout the Civil War. Traveller became a well-known figure on the campus of Washington College where Lee served as President until his death. Traveller lived in the stables next to t…
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Answer If you mean white settlers' houses, as opposed to Indian lodgings, they would have been log cabins. Answer I beg to differ. It takes a lot less time to build a " soddy " than a log cabin. A soddy is built into the side of a hill, by digging with a shovel. The small roof is covered wit…
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Benedict Arnold betrayed America because his british wife wanted him home, he also wanted the money. Which he received little of after his huge help to the british. Benedict Arnold was a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and is known as a traitor to the United…
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Look up each individual nation. Try something like " When did the United States become a full nation?"
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First off, see a doctor, seriously, you need medical attention of you are that overweight at 15.Secondly, it's really rather simple, EXERCISE! You should be doing around 5 hours a week, if not more in order to be able to eat 2000 calories a day without gaining weight, talking of which, restrict fait…
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In a nutshell. Washington realized the US was in no position to take on Great Britain by supporting the French during the French Revolution. He also did not want to completely abandon the French, by remaining neutral he kept the British from declaring war on the US, and by not siding with Britain he…
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Answer With the fear of terrorism in the U.S. and even Canada it's best to get Visas. Also the birth certificates of your children and yourselves. You may have a high chance they will never ask, but if they do you'd best have those papers ready. Security is tight right now and it's a whole differ…
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Mount Vernon was George Washington's home. It was built an a hill overlooking the Potomac River in Virginia. Mount Vernon includes this mansion and about 15 smaller buildings. Nearly everything Washington's family needed was grown or made at Mount Vernon.
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they dont have any good questions for the battel of yorktown!!
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Here are the actual figures from a US military website: World War II: 74,064 Korean War: 8,019 Cold War: 127 Vietnam War: 1703 Desert Storm: 0 Total: 83,913
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Washington's inventions Washington's main creative pursuits were in farming and agricultural techniques--for example, the 7-year crop rotation principle and various fertilizer experiments. His most notable invention, in the physical sense, was the 16-sided treading barn for threshing grains--a c…
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Answer the bank 2 o2 sensor is the second o2 sensor back on the exhaust. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bank 2 is the drivers side of the engine Sensor 1 would be before the exhaust gas reaches the catalytic converter Sensor 2 is after t…
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George Washington died of a head illness that cause a lot of pain to the head as he the night went on it became worst as they gave him drastic remedies it made his head worst. George Washington was pronounce dead on The fourteenth of December 1779 in 1885 they built a monument. He also died of heart…
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George Washington died at the age of 67 at his home in Mount Vernon, on December 14, 1799. He died of yellow throat (throat infection and pneumonia). He died at 10:00 AM.
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George Washington was a delegate from Virginia. He worked to assure that the Congress would take a firm stand in favor of colonial liberties. He remained a member until the Congress chose him to command the new Continental Army.
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Not necessarily. That depends on a lot of factors involved. By "refurbishing" what exactly are you doing to the pool?
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Answer Think about it this way, if you were a parent would you want to leave your child in the hands of just anyone? No, as a parent, you would want to know that you are leaving your child with someone who has experience with children and perhaps some education. Therefore, if you are looking to g…
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Answer The Cabinet is a part of the executive branch of the U.S. federal government consisting of the heads of federal executive departments. The importance is for the president to have a team of people who are there by his side to help make final decisions. As well as congress, the cabinet i…
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the purpose of government is to preotect its citizens....cmon ppl im 13 nad i know that..
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One of the best resources on George Eastman is the George Eastman House museum. They have a wonderful website filled with information. Once you have looked through that website pop over to the PBS website on him. It is filled with great information on George Eastman. I've included both link…
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George Washington believed that political parties would be the down fall of our country. As he neared his resignation, George Washington wrote a letter to the nation. He warned of the danger of political parties, and how they would turn the government from a group of people interested in their natio…
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Not all of the Founding Fathers believed in a federal system, and for many of those who did, it was simply seen as the best option at the time. The country had experienced a weak federal government under the Articles of Confederation, and the results were disastrous. Many came to believe that a stro…
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The age of majority in WA is 18. Anyone under that age who has not been emancipated in some manner is considered to be a minor, and their parents have the right to decide where they live. WA will allow you to petition for emancipation at 16. Your parents will be notified, and they can contest the em…
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Answer H-4 visas are issued to the H-1 holder's spouse and children under twenty-one years of age. Holders of H-4 visas are considered to be dependents of H-1B visa holders. As H-4 status holders, spouses and children under twenty-one years of age may be entitled to enter and remain in the United…
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New York City because that's where the Macy's Christmas parade is every year.New York.
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George Washington, a Virginia delegate, was unanomously elected president of the Constitutional Convention of 1787. He was among those favoring a strong central government. After the convention he promoted ratification of the Constitution in Virginia. However, documents discovered in 1987 from notes…
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George Washington (1732-1734) was the 1st President of the United States and was the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1775-1783). George Washington was also a wealthy Virginia plantation owner. He served in the Virginia Militia during the French and Indian…
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Answer The list of the founding fathers of Canada, actually referred to as the Fathers of Confederation, can be found at this site. It also includes the province they represented and their year of birth and death, as well as the conferences they participated in which preceded confederation.
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The men we call patriots would have been called traitors if England had won the war.So, patriots are from the USA, and traitors are from England. :]
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1. John Hanson a Maryland representative to the Continental Congress was the first pseudo president. Civil Liberties, http://www.civilliberties.com 2. Connecticut Governor Samuel Huntington was President of the Continental Congress at the time the Articles of Confederation were ratified, so som…
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The soldiers were sent to arrest Sam Adams and John Hancock in Lexington and to seize gunpowder and other military supplies in Concord.
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Answer It's said that he threw a silver dollar across the Potomac, which is unlikely since the silver dollar didn't exist at that time. The story is likely a myth. silver dollars did exist at that time, the spanish pieces of eight silver dollar.It was the first silver dollar used in the earl…
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Answer Alexander Hamilton did, for one, and so did James Monroe.
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George Washington (1732-1799) was commander of the Colonial army that won the Revolutionary War against Britain and made the United States an independent country. He served as the first president of the United States . In early years, he was a surveyor and a British officer in the French and Indian …
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My boy is 4 and still begs for milk. I break it up by offering him water in between the milk. Also distract him with healthy snacks and other activities.ANOTHER ANSWERFOR EVERY cup of milk you give him, give him a cup of water. Also try naturalfruit juices that aren't full of added sugar. If he/her …
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Martha Dandridge Custis (June 2, 1731 - May 22, 1802) was George Washington's wife. She was a widow. Her first husband was Daniel Parke Curtis (1711-1757). They had four children together. She inherited much of Custis's Virginia property. She married George Washington on January 6, 1759. The Washi…
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George Washigton's birthplace Born: February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia and grew up near Fredericksburg, Virginia
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George Washington was born in February 22, 1732 and die in December 14, 1799. George Washington became known as "The Father of Our Country". He was call The Father of Our Country" because he crated earliest days. He is an important person in the history of the United States.
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Yes, but it a very difficult, sometimes impossible procedure to reverse, so they will probably want the woman to have some counseling just to explore some issues with her and make sure this is what she wants to do.  It is safe, although most doctors would not do it at such a young age. There i…
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George Washington Carver, nicknamed "Black Leonardo", by TIME magazine, as a reference to the polymath, Leonardo DA Vinci, attended several colleges and Universities. His formal education was limited by societal, political and policy prejudices. In the late 1870s, it was almost impossible for a Blac…
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After a couple of researches I have not found a direct comparative biography. But I have found the history of the Constitution of the United States where all three characters were involved and participated.
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Washingtons Siblings By his fathers first marriage, George Washington had two half brothers live to maturity-- Lawrence Washington, surrogate father to George after the death of their father, Augustine "Gus" Washington. He also had three brothers and one sister live to maturity-- Mrs. Betty Le…
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Washington was a surveyer before he got into the military at a very young age (I believe he was still in his late teens when he joined the American "militia" (more of an American division to the british army). Between stints in the military, he did alot of farming, I believe, and married a wealthy w…
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Washington's Early Childhood Little is known of Washington's childhood. The legendary cherry tree incident and his inability to tell lies, of course, sprang wholly from the imagination of Parson Weems. Clearly the single greatest influence on young George was his half brother Lawerence, 14 years …
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President Calvin Coolidge steadfastly resisted the push to have the feds take over crop pricing which was the right thing to do, but unfortunately his successor did not share his views and the tainted war re farmers and their crops was on.Herbert Hoover strongly supported federal farm intervention. …
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That's hard to say, he had such a remarkable life. In my opinion though his achievement as general in chief, winning the War for Independence despite all the strategic disadvantages he had was the greatest and most important. His later work as president of the Constitutional Convention and Presi…
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There are portraits of George Washington at the related links, and at the Answers.com link below.
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Capsid is the covering around the DNA (or RNA) some viruses have an envelope around the capsid.  Some viruses do not make their own protein coat but utilize the membrane of the cell that they destroy - in this way they have a 'disguise' from the bodies immune system. Such viruses are the cause…
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Answer This battle was actually started by accident! No one knows which American shot first, but it was done so out of fear or nervousness. Not often is it mentioned in American History regarding the British the fact that the Americans hated the British because they were taxed to death. Where the…
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Answer do some research on the internet or go to the library and read the books... and some have 1st hand, hands on experience.
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Try some of these websites, www.youtube.com www.drawingnow.com www.google.com www.howtodrawmanga.com www.ask.com Hope some of them help you:)
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Crafts for Two-Year-Olds Provide hand-eye coordination activities: large piece puzzles, etc. DO NOT give a child anything small enough to go into his mouth. It is a choking hazard! Yes, but if your two year old can draw let them draw. paper things such as paper dolls and puppets Play dough …
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George Washington was 57 years, 2 months and 8 days old. when he became president.He was 57 years old when he first became President (1789); and left office when he was 65 years old (1797).
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No legal tender coin in the USA is allowed to have the image of a living person on it. Clinton's face could be added after the coin enters circulation, but it was not added by the US Mint. This "coin" you have may not be a coin, but a medal, or a coin from another country. Without more details …
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If you would like to find your question on the site just go to your recent contributions located on your profile page.
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Since we cannot actually think for the Founding Fathers, we can probably interpret what they would think through the majority of events. Considering the socioeconomical and political devastation in America, I'm pretty sure the Founding Fathers would dislike the current situation. America was founded…
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The data say noPeople who cohabit before marriage are MORE, not less, likely to divorce or separate after marriage. Numerous studies done here and in Europe bear this out. One Ivy-league study shows that people who cohabit before marriage are 80 percent more likely to divorce than couples who don't.…
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Yes, he was a British officer
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yes he did he was born on a plantation in Virginia and Virginia had great fertile soil for planting and Virginia and south coralina actually had the most slave population. when he retired from president he started his own plantation andwhats a plantation whithout slaves, a farm
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Yes, he was a British officer
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You have to be at least 16 in order the petition for emancipation in Washington state and you have to meet all the requirements in order for it to be granted. Emancipation is rarely granted in any state.
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George Washington Carver invented many things from peanuts.
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Answer Geogre Washington was the chairman of the convention
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Time Travel That's a strange question. As of now, time travel isn't possible. If you're interseted about George Washington, try reading a book on him. Answer Einstein's theory of relativity states that backwards time travel is completely impossible. And besides that if time travel was possibl…
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George Washington did not have any children with his wife but he did have two step children from Martha's previous marriage, 1 boy and 1 girl. But he did adopt them through his marriage with his wife. The boy was named John Parke 'Jackie' Custis, and he was the older one. And the girl's name was M…
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He had no children of his own, but he had two step-children, Patsy Custis and John (Jacky) Custis, from his wife Martha's first marriage. George and Martha eventually became guardians of John's youngest children, Eleanor and George Washington Custis, who were Martha's grandchildren.
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That's an opinion, but I think he was.
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He had vast military knowledge, was very strategic in battle, inspired the men, and was very courageous and smart throughout the entire war.
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The First Thanksgiving Observance. A Proclamation Signed in Script Type by George Washington Appearing in The Massachusetts Centinel of October 14, 1789
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All 13 states ratified the U.S. Constitution, which was considered in effect after two-thirds of them (9) had done so. All 13 ratified the U.S. Constitution. They only needed 9.9 - apex
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George Washington was inaugurated on April 30, 1789 in New York City, becoming the first president of the United States of America. He was 56 when elected. He served for two four-year terms, getting re-elected in 1792 and leaving the office on March 3, 1797. He died 2 years later in Dec 1799.
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Washington's Death George Washington died in his bed, at his home Mount Vernon, which is in Alexandria, Virginia, where he is also buried. Washington preferred to spend his last years in happy retirement at Mount Vernon, Virginia. In mid-December, Washington contracted what was probably quinsy or t…
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Washington's Will In Washington's last will and testament, a 42-page document executed in his own hand in July of 1799, Washington provided his widow with the use and benifit of the estate, valued at more than $500,000,during her lifetime. Washington freed his personal servant William with a $3…
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George Washington NEVER represented any State. As US President, he served all of what was then The United States of America. Remember, back then, the US had fewer States than today.
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His role as a founding father was to become the first president of the united Staets.
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