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George Washington Essay

  • Submitted by: mamadou
  • on March 3, 2011
  • Category: History
  • Length: 10,003 words

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Below is an essay on "George Washington" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

This article is about the first President of the United States. For other uses, see George Washington (disambiguation).

George Washington |
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1st President of the United States |
In office
April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797 |
Vice President | John Adams |
Preceded by | Office created |
Succeeded by | John Adams |
1st Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army |
In office
June 15, 1775 – December 23, 1783 |
Appointed by | Continental Congress |
Preceded by | Office created |
Succeeded by | Henry Knox |
7th Commanding General of the United States Army |
In office
July 13, 1798 – December 14, 1799 |
Appointed by | John Adams |
Preceded by | James Wilkinson |
Succeeded by | Alexander Hamilton |
Delegate from Virginia to the
Second Continental Congress |
In office
May 10, 1775 – June 15, 1775 |
Preceded by | None |
Succeeded by | Thomas Jefferson |
Delegate from Virginia to the
First Continental Congress |
In office
September 5, 1774 – October 26, 1774 |
Preceded by | None |
Succeeded by | None |
|
Born | February 22, 1732
Westmoreland County,Colony of Virginia |
Died | December 14, 1799(aged 67)
Mount Vernon, Virginia |
Resting place | Washington family vault,
Mount Vernon |
Nationality | American
British subject (prior to 1776) |
Political party | None |
Spouse(s) | Martha Dandridge Custis Washington |
Children | none |
Occupation | Farmer (planter)
soldier (officer) |
Religion | Church of England /Episcopal |
Signature | |
Military service |
Allegiance |  Kingdom of Great Britain
 United States of America |
Service/branch | Virginia provincial militia
Continental Army
United States Army |
Years of service | militia: 1752–1758
Continental Army: 1775–1783
U. S. Army: 1798–1799 |
Rank |  Lieutenant General
 General of the Armies of the United States(posthumously in 1976) |
Commands | Colony of Virginia'sprovincial regiment
Continental Army
United States Army |...

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