George Washington Project Timeline

Early Life

Birth

02/22/1732

George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

Later Life

Married Martha Custis

1759

Chosen as the Commander in Chief of the Colonial Army

1775

Politics

Elected to House of Burgesses

1758

Presided over Constitutional Convention

1787

Unanimously elected President

1789

Presidency

April 30, 1789 - 03/04/1797

Bill of Rights Adopted

1791

Reelected as President

1792

Death

Death

December 14, 1799