george washington brothers john & lawrence appeear in virginia .
george washington parents
February 22: Born in Popes Creek Plantation, Westmoreland County, Virginia. His father was Augustine "Gus" Washington (1693–1743) and his mother was Mary Ball Washington (1708–1789)
george washington was born into provincial gentry of colonial virgina.
The ending of the french and indian war.
washington was chosen by governor robert dinwiddie as the agent to warn the french away from thier new post
when he was interest in military, art ,& western expansion.
at 16 he helped survey shenandoah lands of thomas, load fairfax commissioned a lieutentenant colonel in 1754, he fought the first skirmishs of what grow into the freach and indian war.
(January 6) Married Mrs. Martha Dandridge Custis
The outbreak of the American Revolution.
washington managed his land around mount vernon & served in the virgina house of burgesses .
the house of burgess
May: George Mason writes resolutions presented by George Washington to the Virginia House of Burgesses opposing taxation without representation
By this year Washington owned 6,500 acres at Mount Vernon, with over 100 slaves
when the second continental congress assembled philadelphia.
Washington, one of the virginia delegates, was elected commander in chief of the continental army.
Dissatisfied with the articles of confederation.
In 1787 washington presided over the constitutional convention the drafted the United States constitution. Elected unanimously as the first president of the United States 1789, he attempted to bring rival factions together to unify the nation.
when he was elected president.
he was elected president as the unanimous choice of the 69 in 1788, and he served two terms in office.
1789 - 1797
Washington proclaimed the United States neutral in the wars raging in Europe
he avoided war with great britain and guaranteeed a decade of peace and profitable trade by securing the jay treaty in 1795.
the warning of france
July 4: Commissioned Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the new United States Army to serve as a warning to France, with which war seemed imminent.