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  2. George Washington - Wikipedia

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    Northwest Indian War. Whiskey Rebellion. George Washington (February 22, 1732 [b] – December 14, 1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797.

  3. George Washington | Life, Presidency, Accomplishments, & Facts

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    George Washington, also called Father of His Country, (born February 22 [February 11, Old Style], 1732, Westmoreland county, Virginia [U.S.]—died December 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S.), American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775–83) and subsequently first president of the United States (1789–97).

  4. George Washington: Facts, Revolution & Presidency - HISTORY

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    George Washington (1732-99) was commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83) and served two terms as the first U.S. president, from 1789 to 1797. The...

  5. George Washington | The White House

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    Born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family, he learned the morals, manners, and body of knowledge requisite for an 18th century Virginia gentleman. He pursued two intertwined interests: military...

  6. George Washington, fondly referred to as the "father of his country," was the first President of the United States of America, the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army during the American War for Independence, and one of the U.S. Founding Fathers. His life began in the countryside of Westmoreland County, Virginia on February 22, 1732.

  7. 11 Little-Known Facts About George Washington - HISTORY

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    George Washington on his deathbed. Photo12/Universal Images Group/Getty Images A tall and robust man, Washington survived multiple life-threatening situations. At various points, Washington...

  8. George Washington - Facts, Presidency & Quotes - Biography

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    George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president...

  9. Opinion: What George Washington knew | CNN

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    In 1789, George Washington proclaimed the first national holiday of Thanksgiving to express gratitude for "the great degree of tranquility, union, and plenty." Today, these can seem more like an ...

  10. George, Washington - Wikipedia

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    George is a city in Grant County, Washington, United States. The population was 809 at the 2020 census. [2] The "humorous homage" to President George Washington has landed George, Washington on lists of unusual place names. [4] The city is known for being near the Gorge Amphitheatre, sometimes called "The Gorge at George".

  11. Did George Washington Say, 'It Is Better To Be Alone Than In Bad...

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    Claim: George Washington, the first president of the U.S., once said, "It is better to be alone than in bad company." Context: Washington did, however, transcribe this maxim into a school copybook ...