The Life and Times of George Washington George Washington was an amazing man. He was born February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia and died December 14, 1799 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. He had been the underdog so many times, but he rose to the challenge with pride, thoughts and guts. George was in the army as a captain / commander , then a General, finally, he was the very first president of the United States of America. George Washington when he was in the Army Virginia’s governor, Robert Dinwiddie, whom wanted Washington to be in charge of an expedition to guard a British Fort, at the forks of the Ohio, Which now at the present of Pittsburgh, put George Washington in command.
While in charge he found out that the French fired their builders, who were finishing Fort Duque she. (web pg. 4) Washington ambushed a French Detachments. He killed 10 men and upon those men, Joseph Couler de Villiers, si eur de Jumonville, whom was in charge. The rest of Joseph’s men were taken as prisoners. This little ambush started the French and Indian war.
George was then attacked by the French, the battle only lasted a day in which George Washington surrender and the French made him sign a sheet of paper that says l’assasinat (murder) of Jumonville. Later, Washington says he did not understand what the word l’assasinat was. General George Washington Washington was brilliant. He was very creditable during the American Revolution.
His first successful mission was on March 17, 1776 when he made the British leave Boston. (web pg. 9) He had organized the first American army and was training a second. His men kept intercepting supplies for the British. Another is March 4-5, 1776 George Washington had a strong hold on the British on Do rochester Heights, Mass. , he could bombard the British at anytime.
... to deal effectively with civil authority. George Washington was assured that the Virginia frontier was safe from French attack, Washington left the army in 1758 ... 1776, desperately short of men and supplies, Washington almost despaired. He had lost New York City to the British; enlistment was almost up ...
The British invaded south of New York. At this point in time his men were out-numbered 3-2, and he may have had minor defeats, he escaped a catastrophe. After New York, Washington went to New Jersey crossing the Delaware River in December. Washington’s army was now 3, 000 men, then Washington pulled a very bold move and went back across the Delaware River on December 25-26 and attacked and when against the British.
Washington went on and made more bold moves in the Revolution. The Presidency of George Washington George Washington was elected unanimously to be the first president of the United States of America, in New York, April 30, 1789. With help from his aids and congress he constructed foundations on political institutions on the country, which have rested since that time. George Washington was perfect for the job. George had gone throughout the country again and again. He had worked with the newly established government.
Also, his efforts in the Revolution that made the country it’s own place. For eight years in 1775 he had been a de facto president. George Washington was an amazing man. An honest, good willing man, who, if had to make and decision, would do a good job at picking an answer. First being a commander, then General, and finally the first President, he lived a life of ten men.
This is why George Washington was part of the birth of United States of America.