George Washington

Events

Birth

February 22, 1732

1st polar bear exhibited in america

January 18,1733

Fifty black slave hanged in Charleston, South Carolina

1740

Married Martha Washington

1759

Colonist population increase in America to 1,500,000

1760

First continental congress meets in Philadelphia

September 5, 1774

Assigned to lead the continental army

July 3, 1775

Massachusetts supreme court abolishes slavery in their state

July 8, 1783

Became President

1789

Became commander of the US army

July 3, 1798

Death

December 14, 1799