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George Washington (1732-1734) was the 1st President of the UnitedStates and was the commander-in-chief of the Continental Armyduring the American Revolution (1775-1783). George Washington was also a wealthy Virginia plantation owner. Heserved in the Virginia Militia during the French and Indian War…(1754-1763). He was a leader in the Continental Congresses, butresigned to become Commander of the Continental Army during theRevolutionary War. In 1789 he was elected as the first President ofthe United States under the US Constitution. Washington had his inauguration in New York City, the temporarycapital of the US. As the first president of the US, Washington setmany precedents to establish the office. In 1790, Washingtonoversaw the planning of the new US national Capital. In 1791, thenew city was named in his honor. His wife was Martha Washington. George Washington (1732-1799) was commander of the Colonial armythat won the Revolutionary War against Britain and made the UnitedStates an independent country. He served as the first president ofthe United States . In early years, he was a surveyor and a Britishofficer in the French and Indian War. He was active in theCongresses that preceded the revolution and became wealthy byrunning his plantation, Mount Vernon in northern Virginia. His faceappears on the US $1 bill and the quarter coin. He was the first President of the United States, theCommander-In-Chief of the Continental Army during the AmericanRevolutionary War and one of the founding fathers of the UnitedStates. He died Saturday, December 14, 1799. (MORE)
George Washington was born in Westmoreland, Virginia. If you want more information about George Washington and what he did then look at the George Washington biography. (at the related link)
He was the 1st US President, from 1789 to 1797 and set manyprecedents concerning that office. Background: . ÃÂ· Birth - February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia . ÃÂ· Wife - Martha Dandridge Washington, a widow with children . ÃÂ· Political Party - none ( later asso…ciated with Federalist inspirit ) . ÃÂ· Vice President - John Adams . ÃÂ· 1st president . ÃÂ· Height: 6 feet 1.5 inches . ÃÂ· Age at Inauguration: 57 years old Careers: . ÃÂ· A self-taught Surveyor, beginning at age 16 when living withhis older brother in Virginia . First Surbeyor to cross the Blue Ridge Mountains inVirginia . ÃÂ· Farmer, Distiller, Land speculator, Politician . ÃÂ· Statesman . Sent to Ohio in charge of troops in The French and Indian War--he lost that first battle and swore he'd never fight again, thoughhe admitted he enjoyed the sounds of war . Ã Recruited to be Commander in Chief of Continental Army duringthe American Revolution and not only conducted the militarycampaigns that won the war, but constantly had to work to get thecolonial governments to supply men and material for his army.Almost froze to death. Government Positions: . ÃÂ· Member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1759-74 . ÃÂ· Member of Continental Congress, 1774-75 . ÃÂ· Chairman of the Constitutional Convention, 1787-88 . ÃÂ· President of USA 1789-1797 Honors and Statistics . ÃÂ· A 60-foot (18 m) sculpture of his head is carved into MountRushmore . ÃÂ· Death - George Washington died on December 14, 1799 in MountVernon, Virginia . ÃÂ· Age when he died - 67 . ÃÂ· He suffered from: malaria, smallpox, tuberculosis, dysenteryand pneumonia . ÃÂ· He was one of the richest men in America . ÃÂ· Died of a simple throat infection Major accomplishments . ÃÂ· Bill of Rights (1791) . ÃÂ· American Revolution (1775 - 1783) Commander-in-chief of thevictorious army . ÃÂ· Constitution of the USA (1787) . Served as the first President . ÃÂ· Whiskey Rebellion (1794) . Revered and Honored to this day. George Washington was the first president of the United States ofAmerica. You can see him on a one dollar bill in America. Hewas elected president for the Constitutional Convention onMay 25,1787. . he looks after his place his country he is a president. . he was kind to soldiers (MORE)
George Washington . Yes, Washington State is named after George Washington. Washington D.C, the capital of the United States of America, is also named after George Washington, the first president of the United States.
George Washington is remarkable to historians for having been askilled army commander as well as a statesman dedicated to peace.He is noted for his honesty, loyalty, and integrity.
George Washington was responsible for the defeat of the British which led to the creation of the USA. Washington chose the site for the Capital, and as "The Father of his country", it was felt naming the capital after him was appropriate.
No, but his plantation is not very far away ( around 30 miles,I think.) He bought land in DC as an investment.
he was a helpful and kind man he had a heart foreveryone and he wasreally respectful to everyone
He is the father of the country of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. George Washington was the first president of the United States, and probably the most important.
Washington State is indeed the only state named after a former US President, having been named after first President of the United States George Washington.\n
A friend or even distant relative of Martha's introduced them. They only met three separate times and knew each other for a grand total of three weeks before they got married.
In 1790, the US Constitution allowed for the creation of a capitalcity so an area in the District of Columbia - which is stilllegally referred to as such - was chosen, a city founded and in1791 named after George Washington, the first president of a unitedstates. Although largely thought of as bein…g the very first Americanpresident, that honour actually belongs to Peyton Randolph, who wasthe first president of the Continental Congress or 'United Statesin Congress Assembled', in laymans terms the original thirteenstates. George Washington was the Continental Army'sCommander-In-Chief. There were thirteen more presidents before in 1789 GeorgeWashington was sworn in as the President of an independent UnitedStates Of America. The capital of the US is named very appropriately after the firstPresident, without whom there would have been no US. Washington wasa great President whose leadership was essential to the success ofthe Revolutionary War. Peyton Randolph (and all of his many successors, including a fewwho were chosen but never served) was never President of theUnited States ; as pointed out above, he was only Presidentof the Continental Congress , which was an unpaid, ceremonial(as well as nearly powerless) position vaguely similar to thecurrent Speaker of the House; it bore absolutely no resemblancewhatsoever to the President position in which Washington laterserved. When Randolph took office in 1774, the Revolutionary Warhadn't even started yet! So how could he have been President of theUnited States before the United States even existed? Additionally, "United States in Congress Assembled" was the namethat the US went by during the brief roughly six year period afterthe war, when the Articles of Confederation were in effect (wellafter Randolph's term had ended). The Articles laid down someground rules for electing the President of the Congress; otherwisethe position remained the same as before. As the Constitution wasnearing completion and ratification, the last President of theCongress resigned, and the position was never re-filled. Fivemonths later, the Constitution had been ratified, the Congress hadtaken its current form, and Washington became the first Presidentof the United States. At best, claiming Randolph (as well as his successors up to CyrusGriffin) was President of the bellends prior to Washington isintellectually dishonest, based purely on the similarity of thepositions' names and nothing more. Washington DC was named after President Washington because he hadbeen the commander of the Continental military during theRevolutionary War; while not a particularly good field commander(he lost more battles than he won), he was a highly skilledorganizer and logistician, an inspirational leader, and he wassmart enough to take advantage of opportunities when they arose(such as at the Battles of Trenton and Yorktown, or his brilliantescape after the nearly disastrous Battle of Long Island, to name afew). After the war, he tried to retire but was eventually made thePresident of the Constitutional Convention, where he ensured thatthe Constitution was drafted. He then became the first President,and guided the new nation through its formative years; he wascareful to avoid any sort of similarity to the recently oustedBritish monarchy. He then set the two terms precedent, so as tofurther avoid any potential restoration of a monarchy. He embodiedthe Enlightenment ideals of the early United States, and was aneasy choice for the honor of having the new capital named afterhim. (MORE)
As an act of respect. 2nd Answer: The original name that the territory wanted to use was either Lincoln State or Columbia State. (It is south and touching British Columbia) They threw Lincoln out as a name for some reason. Someone pointed out that the name Columbia would be confused with "Distric…t of Columbia". So in a brilliant epiphany, they decided to use the name Washington instead. . . . for the reason mentioned above. (MORE)
George Washington married Martha Custis nee Dandridge When Geoge Washington died the whole country was happy mainly because he executed an innocent man's life. One man said what the people of America thought of George Washington: First in war, first in danger, and first in the hearts of the count…rymen. (MORE)
his retirement he did not like getting retired as president whoever wrote that up there is wrong because he was looking foward to his retirement. He wanted to retire back to his house on Mount Vernon. Two reasons he retired were because he didnt want to see the growth of political parti…es or foreign affairs. (MORE)
According to family legend, it was my mother who won a contest that chose her to be the first person to cross the bridge. She told us that she skated across the bridge on roller skates from NY to NJ and back after the ribbon was cut.
No - the state was not in existence and when Washington was President. If he wanted to visit the land that became Washington state, it would have been a very difficult trip indeed whether he tried to get there by ship or by land.
Washington was named after George because hes the first president of the united states. another reason is that he's the father of his country. which is he's the first man that change America into today's society.
George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, WestmorelandCounty, Virginia, VA. He died on December 14, 1799, in his bed atMount Vernon, VA. He was buried on December 18, 1799 in the familytomb at Mount Vernon, VA. The original tombs were deteriorating, soin his will he asked for new tombs to be …built. In 1831, theremains of George, his wife Martha, and other family members weremoved to the new tomb. Seemountvernon.org/the-estate-gardens/the-tombs/ (MORE)
First, I think you are asking about George Washington's history, the various achievements in his life. To answer the question "Who was George Washington" (the pronoun "what" is usually used for things, while we use "who" when asking about people), this requires considering Washington's many achievem…ents, since they are all part of who he was. Most Americans remember Washington as the first president of the newly created United States. But at other times in his life, he was known as a great military commander, whose leadership helped the American colonists to defeat the British and win independence; he was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress; he was involved in creating the Constitutional Convention in 1787; and he was a contemporary of men like Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton, with whom he later helped to shape United States government policy. Thus President Washington was many things in his life, and he is generally remembered in a very positive way. (MORE)
Im not geting ac 3 cause you have to play with the ugly george washington
George Washington Carver was a good man. he treted people rightand was very kind to other's.
Mount Vernon was their home although Martha traveled wherever Washington's work took him. (Including to the camps during the war, and to the capitol during his presidency.)
George Washington really was the "Father of his Country". He was a leader in getting the Revolution started and in setting up a provisional government. He served as Commander-in -Chief during the successful revolutionary war , helped draw up the Constitution for the new United States of America and …served as the first president. He became an international figure and hero to many oppressed peoples. (MORE)
He was prez. Most likely, he had some close help that is considered staff. Check a Bio on him.
he was the 1st president of the usa. every state is named after something they don't just say, "oh, why don't we name this state Nebraska because it sounds cool?"
Washington really was the father of the US in many ways- he was a leader in the rebellion from Britain, commanded the winning army, served as president of the constitutional convention and was elected without opposition to be the first president of the country.
Washington never lived in Washington DC because it didn't exist. The city of Washington DC was started/built after he became president and John Adams was the first president to live in the White House. When he moved in it wasn't finished and hung the laundry in the East Room. The principle residence… of Washington was Mt. Vernon, but as president he was given a house in New York and one in Philadelphia for his second term. (MORE)
He was a general in the American Revolution and was the first President of the US. He is often referred to as "The Father of His Country. Washington was born on February 22, 1732, and died December 14, 1799.
His dad's last name was Washington. So, naturally, George inheritedthe name. No one knows why George's parents named him George, but Iguess they liked the name (possibly in honor of King George II?)
he is a brave person because he brought his soldier in to war in the middle of the night and winning, that is how he is brave :(
His name is George Washington so yeah he probably is automatically thoughtful you know "George" "Washington" yeah. I mean yeah ya'll know what I'm saying.
No. At the time George Washington died in 1799 the US only had 16states. The rest of the continent was held by France, Spain, andBritain. What's now Washington state was part of a much larger region calledthe Oregon Territory. The OT was jointly administered by the US andBritain from 1818 to 1848, …That year the territory was formallysplit into separate US and British Canadian sections. A few yearsafter that the US section of was further split; the southern partkept the name Oregon Territory and the northern part became theWashington Territory in honor of George Washington. The Oregon and Washington Territories were subdivided yet againduring the years surrounding the US Civil War, forming the currentstates of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho as well as adding to thearea of Montana and Wyoming. (MORE)
George Washington called it the same thing everyone else did at the time - the district of Columbia. The name "Washington, DC" came from the fact that the District originally had two counties - Washington County on the Maryland side of the Potomac River and Alexandria County on the Virginia side. Al…exandria County was returned to Virginia in 1846, leaving only Washington County. After that, the capital city gradually became known as Washington, DC. (MORE)
The engraving used to print Washington's likeness on the one dollar bill was based on a Gibert Stuart portrait of George Washington.
George WWashington was helping the Ccondition .then we went to war with great British then he died 1990
when george washington was a president he was a caring man. He would think about the people first instead of himself. He wold do what was best for the country he may have done a few mistakes but he covered it up with his caring personality trying to fix the problem
When George Washington was president we didn't even have the state of Washington. He became president right after the Revolutionary War. And we didn't get the state until after he was dead. But it is named after A George Washington, but not our 1st president.
Martha Washington supported George Washington by washing his underwear. She made him sweet love and cooked sausages for him after each speech as well as debate becasue that was, in fact, his favorite meal. Geroge Washington was a big fan of the Chicago Cubs, so Martha made an effort to take George t…o their games when Lou Ponella was still the coach. George Washington had a great teddy bear. (MORE)
by becoming the general of the Continental army or the American militia in the revolutionary war he asked the leaders of the committee of correspondence to allow him to become the general of the militia
no she married another man and he was older and he died when she was 26 then she meet George and they did not have any kids but Martha did raise two of her grand kids.
No He didn't. He fought for the freedom of America. The state of Washington hadn't been founded yet
Yes. George Washington had a will. He had all his correspondence burned which we regret and he had all his slaves freed which we do not regret.
He chose the land. It was a piece of swamp land known as foggy bottom. It unofficially became known as the city of Washington. We now know it today as Washington D.C.
Yes,of course he was! Evidence: I researched him for my course 2 and a half years ago, an amazing experience to learn about him.
Washington was serious and somewhat reserved. He had great personal integrity and was fair but he tended to demand what was coming to him. He was not what I would call a "do-gooder" and I do not think he ever considering becoming a social worker. He sometimes had to struggle to control his temper.
As he is dead you can't ask "What is George Washington's personal interests?" You can ask "What were his interests?" I'm sure Wikipedia will give you the answer.
William was the slave that Washington freed in his will and left an annuity to.
Was George Washington the most qualified person for the job of becoming the first president of your nations?
Yes he was. He was well respected and people felt he would not make himself king, but set the tone for the office.
There many very many people throughout history who have graduted from George Washington University. Some examples would include: Robert Borosage, Pastora San Juan Cafferty, and Walter Bortz.