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Did George Washington actually chop down a cherry tree?

More than likely not.   This apocryphal story was created by Mason Locke Weems better known  as Parson Weems in A History of the Life and Death, Virtues and  Exploits of (MORE)

What did George Washington say when he cut down the cherry tree?

When confronted by his father about who cut down the cherry tree, George Washington replied; "I can not tell a lie, it was I who cut down the cherry tree." This is not a true (MORE)

George Washington and cherry tree?

This is the told story of George Washington and the cherry tree. George Washington was a good little boy. One day, his father got him an ax as a present. George Washington's (MORE)

What is the story of George Washington chopping down a cherry tree?

The story was made up by Parson Weems who put in his book on Washington. Here is the story as I remember hearing it in grade school. When George was 9 years old, he was gi (MORE)

Why does Washington dc have cherry blossom trees?

In 1912, the people of Japan sent 3,020 cherry trees to the United States as a gift of friendship. First Lady Taft and the Viscountess Chinda, wife of the Japanese Ambassador, (MORE)

What is the story about George Washington and the cherry tree?

George Washington did not chop down a cherry tree or say "I can't tell a lie, Pa". This apocryphal story was created by Mason Locke Weems better known as Parson Weems in A His (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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