George Washington

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he's brothers

1658

george washington brothers john & lawrence appeear in virginia .

george washington parents

1732

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)

Born

02/22/1732

george washington was born into provincial gentry of colonial virgina.

The ending of the french and indian war.

1753

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.

1754

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.

The outbreak of the American Revolution.

1759

washington managed his land around mount vernon & served in the virgina house of burgesses .

he's marrige

1759

(January 6) Married Mrs. Martha Dandridge Custis

the house of burgess

1769

May: George Mason writes resolutions presented by George Washington to the Virginia House of Burgesses opposing taxation without representation

when the second continental congress assembled philadelphia.

1775

Washington, one of the virginia delegates, was elected commander in chief of the continental army.

slaves

1775

By this year Washington owned 6,500 acres at Mount Vernon, with over 100 slaves

Dissatisfied with the articles of confederation.

1787

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.

1788

he was elected president as the unanimous choice of the 69 in 1788, and he served two terms in office.

U.S president

1789 - 1797

Washington proclaimed the United States neutral in the wars raging in Europe

1795

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

1798

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.

died

1799

(Dec 14) Died at Mount Vernon at the age of 67