George Washington Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach George Washington.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 5 Student Essays
  • 7 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

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The George Washington Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (7)

943 words, approx. 4 pages
Washington, George (b. February 22, 1732; d. December 14, 1799) Revolutionary War general and statesman, first president of the United States (1789–1797). "First in war, first in peace... Read more
3,606 words, approx. 13 pages
George Washington Born February 22, 1732Pope's Creek Plantation, VirginiaDied December 14, 1799Mount Vernon, Virginia First president of the United States,military leader, farmer, surveyor ... Read more
7,125 words, approx. 24 pages
A New Government: 1789–93 The new federal government created by the U.S. Constitution went into effect on March 4, 1789. During the next several years, as the new government was being organized... Read more
5,220 words, approx. 18 pages
A Tested Government: 1793–97 George Washington (1732–1799; served 1789–97) was inaugurated for a second term as U.S. president on March 4, 1793, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hav... Read more
4,847 words, approx. 17 pages
Washington, George Born February 22, 1732 (Westmoreland County, Virginia) Died December 14, 1799 (Mount Vernon, Virginia) First U.S. president, military commander Known as the Father of His Country, G... Read more
3,332 words, approx. 12 pages
Washington, George Excerpt from "Farewell Address" Written in September 1796 Published in The Writings of George Washington, volume 35, edited by John C. Fitzpatrick, 1940 After serving ... Read more
13,034 words, approx. 44 pages
George Washington is called "the father of his country" for several reasons. Washington was an outspoken proponent for American independence from Great Britain. He commanded the American Continental A... Read more