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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). Geor (MORE)
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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 th (MORE)
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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, Vir (MORE)
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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 Washingt (MORE)
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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 coun (MORE)
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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 (MORE)
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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) (MORE)
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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 in (MORE)
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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 (MORE)
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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, 1 (MORE)
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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" i (MORE)
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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- (MORE)
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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 c (MORE)
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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 t (MORE)
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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, (MORE)
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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 ho (MORE)
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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 (MORE)
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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 (MORE)
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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 afte (MORE)
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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 wa (MORE)
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How did George Washington become General Washington?

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 (MORE)
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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.
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Is Washington D.C. dedicated to George Washington?

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.