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Who was George Washington?

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 (MORE)

Where was George Washington from?

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)

What did George Washington do?

He was the 1st US President, from 1789 to 1797 and set manyprecedents concerning that office. Background: . · Birth - February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia . · Wife - Martha Dandridge Washington, a widow with children . · Political Party - none ( later asso (MORE)

Is Washington state named after George Washington?

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.

What type of person was George Washington?

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.

Why was Washington named after George Washington?

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.

Why was Washington DC named after George Washington?

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 (MORE)

Why was the State of Washington named after George Washington?

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 (MORE)

What was George Washingtons personal information?

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 (MORE)

What personal struggles did George Washington go through?

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 (MORE)

Was George Washington ever in Washington State?

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.

When was Washington named after George Washington?

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.

Where is George Washington?

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 (MORE)

What were George Washington?

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 (MORE)

Why did they name Washington after George Washington?

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 (MORE)

Why did America name Washington after George Washington?

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.

Did George Washington live in Washington?

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 (MORE)

Who was George Washington and what did he do?

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.

Why was George Washington named George Washington?

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?)

Did George Washington name the state of Washington?

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, (MORE)

What did George Washington call Washington D.C.?

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 (MORE)

Did George Washington take presidency in Washington?

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.

How did Martha Washington suppor George Washington?

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 (MORE)

Did George Washington have a will?

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.

Was George Washington a kind and helpful person?

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.