george washington brothers john & lawrence appeear in virginia .
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.
washington was chosen by governor robert dinwiddie as the agent to warn the french away from thier new post
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.
washington managed his land around mount vernon & served in the virgina house of burgesses .
(January 6) Married Mrs. Martha Dandridge Custis
May: George Mason writes resolutions presented by George Washington to the Virginia House of Burgesses opposing taxation without representation
Washington, one of the virginia delegates, was elected commander in chief of the continental army.
By this year Washington owned 6,500 acres at Mount Vernon, with over 100 slaves
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.
he was elected president as the unanimous choice of the 69 in 1788, and he served two terms in office.
he avoided war with great britain and guaranteeed a decade of peace and profitable trade by securing the jay treaty in 1795.
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.
(Dec 14) Died at Mount Vernon at the age of 67