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HomesHomes

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George Washington George Washington lived on a Mount lived on a Mount Vernon Estate most of Vernon Estate most of his life.his life.

HomesHomes

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George Washington George Washington lived on a Mount lived on a Mount Vernon Estate most of Vernon Estate most of his life.his life.

During his presidency During his presidency he lived in he lived in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania.

HomesHomes

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George Washington George Washington lived on a Mount lived on a Mount Vernon Estate most of Vernon Estate most of his life.his life.

During his presidency During his presidency he lived in he lived in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania.

He spent his summers He spent his summers in the home he went to in the home he went to when his son died.when his son died.

HomesHomes

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EARLY CAREERSEARLY CAREERS

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MEMBER OF THE VIRGINIA HOUSE OF MEMBER OF THE VIRGINIA HOUSE OF BURGESSES AND THE CONTINENTAL BURGESSES AND THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS. CONGRESS.

EARLY CAREERSEARLY CAREERS

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MEMBER OF THE VIRGINIA HOUSE OF MEMBER OF THE VIRGINIA HOUSE OF BURGESSES AND THE CONTINENTAL BURGESSES AND THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS. CONGRESS.

JUNE 1775, WASHINGTON TOOK COMMAND OF JUNE 1775, WASHINGTON TOOK COMMAND OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY THE CONTINENTAL ARMY

EARLY CAREERSEARLY CAREERS

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Early CareersEarly Careers

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Washington longed to retire to his Washington longed to retire to his Mount Vernon Estate after the Mount Vernon Estate after the Revolutionary War.Revolutionary War.

Early CareersEarly Careers

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Washington longed to retire to his Washington longed to retire to his Mount Vernon Estate after the Mount Vernon Estate after the Revolutionary War.Revolutionary War.

He soon Realized under the Articles of He soon Realized under the Articles of Confederation, the country was not Confederation, the country was not moving ahead. moving ahead.

Early CareersEarly Careers

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Washington longed to retire to his Washington longed to retire to his Mount Vernon Estate after the Mount Vernon Estate after the Revolutionary War.Revolutionary War.

He soon Realized under the Articles of He soon Realized under the Articles of Confederation, the country was not Confederation, the country was not moving ahead. moving ahead.

He helped organize the Constitutional He helped organize the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia in 1787. Convention at Philadelphia in 1787.

Early CareersEarly Careers

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Washington longed to retire to his Washington longed to retire to his Mount Vernon Estate after the Mount Vernon Estate after the Revolutionary War.Revolutionary War.

He soon Realized under the Articles of He soon Realized under the Articles of Confederation, the country was not Confederation, the country was not moving ahead. moving ahead.

He helped organize the Constitutional He helped organize the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia in 1787. Convention at Philadelphia in 1787.

When the new Constitution was When the new Constitution was ratified, the Electoral College elected ratified, the Electoral College elected Washington as the first President.Washington as the first President.

Early CareersEarly Careers

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PresidencyPresidency

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Took oath into office, as Took oath into office, as the president of the United the president of the United States, in New York, on States, in New York, on April 30, 1789.April 30, 1789.

PresidencyPresidency

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Took oath into office, as Took oath into office, as the president of the United the president of the United States, in New York, on States, in New York, on April 30, 1789.April 30, 1789.

4 years later in 1792 re4 years later in 1792 re--electedelected

PresidencyPresidency

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Washington’s main goal was that the United States Washington’s main goal was that the United States remain a free democratic, and united country.remain a free democratic, and united country.

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Washington’s main goal was that the United States Washington’s main goal was that the United States remain a free democratic, and united country.remain a free democratic, and united country.

During his first term, Washington joined the states During his first term, Washington joined the states together and helped establish the federal together and helped establish the federal government.government.

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Washington’s main goal was that the United States Washington’s main goal was that the United States remain a free democratic, and united country.remain a free democratic, and united country.

During his first term, Washington joined the states During his first term, Washington joined the states together and helped establish the federal together and helped establish the federal government.government.

When the French Revolution broke out Washington When the French Revolution broke out Washington urged the United States to remain neutral.urged the United States to remain neutral.

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Washington’s main goal was that the United States Washington’s main goal was that the United States remain a free democratic, and united country.remain a free democratic, and united country.

During his first term, Washington joined the states During his first term, Washington joined the states together and helped establish the federal together and helped establish the federal government.government.

When the French Revolution broke out Washington When the French Revolution broke out Washington urged the United States to remain neutral.urged the United States to remain neutral.

On April 22, 1793, he issued a proclamation of On April 22, 1793, he issued a proclamation of neutrality that urged American citizens to be neutrality that urged American citizens to be impartial and not send aid or war materials to either impartial and not send aid or war materials to either England or France. England or France. 

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Major IssuesMajor Issues

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Many people argued Many people argued over the interpretation over the interpretation of the Constitution, of the Constitution, George believed in a George believed in a strict interpretation. strict interpretation.

Major IssuesMajor Issues

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Many people argued Many people argued over the interpretation over the interpretation of the Constitution, of the Constitution, George believed in a George believed in a strict interpretation. strict interpretation.

Hamilton created the Hamilton created the idea of a financial plan idea of a financial plan that included a national that included a national bank, this was passed in bank, this was passed in 1791 to help the 1791 to help the economy of the United economy of the United StatesStates. .

Major IssuesMajor Issues

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Many people argued Many people argued over the interpretation over the interpretation of the Constitution, of the Constitution, George believed in a George believed in a strict interpretation. strict interpretation.

Hamilton created the Hamilton created the idea of a financial plan idea of a financial plan that included a national that included a national bank, this was passed in bank, this was passed in 1791 to help the 1791 to help the economy of the United economy of the United StatesStates. .

Near the end of Near the end of Washington’s second Washington’s second term two parties were term two parties were beginning to form, this beginning to form, this worried George that worried George that the country would split. the country would split.

Major IssuesMajor Issues

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FamilyFamily

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♥♥ George Washington married Martha in George Washington married Martha in January 1759.January 1759.

FamilyFamily

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♥♥ George Washington married Martha in George Washington married Martha in January 1759.January 1759.

♥♥ Martha had two children; Pasty, and Martha had two children; Pasty, and Jacky. Jacky.

FamilyFamily

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♥♥ George Washington married Martha in George Washington married Martha in January 1759.January 1759.

♥♥ Martha had two children; Pasty, and Martha had two children; Pasty, and Jacky. Jacky.

♥♥ Martha was one of the wealthiest Martha was one of the wealthiest women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 acres of farmland. acres of farmland.

FamilyFamily

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♥♥ George Washington married Martha in George Washington married Martha in January 1759.January 1759.

♥♥ Martha had two children; Pasty, and Martha had two children; Pasty, and Jacky. Jacky.

♥♥ Martha was one of the wealthiest Martha was one of the wealthiest women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 acres of farmland. acres of farmland.

♥♥ When Martha married George they When Martha married George they moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, where they raised their childrenEstate, where they raised their children

FamilyFamily

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♥♥ George Washington married Martha in George Washington married Martha in January 1759.January 1759.

♥♥ Martha had two children; Pasty, and Martha had two children; Pasty, and Jacky. Jacky.

♥♥ Martha was one of the wealthiest Martha was one of the wealthiest women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 acres of farmland. acres of farmland.

♥♥ When Martha married George they When Martha married George they moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, where they raised their childrenEstate, where they raised their children

♥♥ Patsy died of seizure in 1773 at the age Patsy died of seizure in 1773 at the age of seventeenof seventeen

FamilyFamily

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♥♥ George Washington married Martha in George Washington married Martha in January 1759.January 1759.

♥♥ Martha had two children; Pasty, and Martha had two children; Pasty, and Jacky. Jacky.

♥♥ Martha was one of the wealthiest Martha was one of the wealthiest women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 acres of farmland. acres of farmland.

♥♥ When Martha married George they When Martha married George they moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, where they raised their childrenEstate, where they raised their children

♥♥ Patsy died of seizure in 1773 at the age Patsy died of seizure in 1773 at the age of seventeenof seventeen

♥♥ Jacky died of camp fever during the Jacky died of camp fever during the Revolution in 1781 Revolution in 1781

FamilyFamily

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♥♥ George Washington married Martha in George Washington married Martha in January 1759.January 1759.

♥♥ Martha had two children; Pasty, and Martha had two children; Pasty, and Jacky. Jacky.

♥♥ Martha was one of the wealthiest Martha was one of the wealthiest women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 women in Virginia she inherited 15,000 acres of farmland. acres of farmland.

♥♥ When Martha married George they When Martha married George they moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon moved to Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, where they raised their childrenEstate, where they raised their children

♥♥ Patsy died of seizure in 1773 at the age Patsy died of seizure in 1773 at the age of seventeenof seventeen

♥♥ Jacky died of camp fever during the Jacky died of camp fever during the Revolution in 1781 Revolution in 1781

♥♥ On May 22On May 22,, 1802 Martha died of severe 1802 Martha died of severe feverfever

FamilyFamily

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FamilyFamily

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Retirement Retirement

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At the end of Washington's second term he wrote At the end of Washington's second term he wrote his Farewell addresshis Farewell address

Retirement Retirement

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At the end of Washington's second term he wrote At the end of Washington's second term he wrote his Farewell addresshis Farewell address

In this he urged the country to reject the idea of In this he urged the country to reject the idea of two parties, he wanted the country to remain two parties, he wanted the country to remain neutral in foreign affairs. neutral in foreign affairs.

Retirement Retirement

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At the end of Washington's second term he wrote At the end of Washington's second term he wrote his Farewell addresshis Farewell address

In this he urged the country to reject the idea of In this he urged the country to reject the idea of two parties, he wanted the country to remain two parties, he wanted the country to remain neutral in foreign affairs. neutral in foreign affairs.

1798, Washington retook command as the 1798, Washington retook command as the Commander in Chief of the United States Army. Commander in Chief of the United States Army.

Retirement Retirement

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Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Successful leader of the fight for independence Successful leader of the fight for independence

Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Successful leader of the fight for independence Successful leader of the fight for independence First to sign the Constitution. First to sign the Constitution.

Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Successful leader of the fight for independence Successful leader of the fight for independence First to sign the Constitution. First to sign the Constitution. First President of the United States First President of the United States

Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Successful leader of the fight for independence Successful leader of the fight for independence First to sign the Constitution. First to sign the Constitution. First President of the United States First President of the United States Only President to be elected unanimously by the Only President to be elected unanimously by the

Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes). Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes).

Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Successful leader of the fight for independence Successful leader of the fight for independence First to sign the Constitution. First to sign the Constitution. First President of the United States First President of the United States Only President to be elected unanimously by the Only President to be elected unanimously by the

Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes). Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes). Washington appointed the First Cabinet, which Washington appointed the First Cabinet, which

had four members. had four members.

Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Successful leader of the fight for independence Successful leader of the fight for independence First to sign the Constitution. First to sign the Constitution. First President of the United States First President of the United States Only President to be elected unanimously by the Only President to be elected unanimously by the

Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes). Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes). Washington appointed the First Cabinet, which Washington appointed the First Cabinet, which

had four members. had four members. Washington appointed the first 10 justices of the Washington appointed the first 10 justices of the

Supreme Court. Supreme Court.

Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Successful leader of the fight for independence Successful leader of the fight for independence First to sign the Constitution. First to sign the Constitution. First President of the United States First President of the United States Only President to be elected unanimously by the Only President to be elected unanimously by the

Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes). Electoral College (he received 69 out of 69 votes). Washington appointed the First Cabinet, which Washington appointed the First Cabinet, which

had four members. had four members. Washington appointed the first 10 justices of the Washington appointed the first 10 justices of the

Supreme Court. Supreme Court. Washington will forever be known as the father of Washington will forever be known as the father of

our country. our country.

Washington’s LegacyWashington’s Legacy

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Washington’s DeathWashington’s Death

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Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement at Mount Vernon at Mount Vernon

Washington’s DeathWashington’s Death

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Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement at Mount Vernon at Mount Vernon

In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became infected. infected.

Washington’s DeathWashington’s Death

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Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement at Mount Vernon at Mount Vernon

In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became infected. infected.

At 2 a.m. on December 14, he woke his wife and told At 2 a.m. on December 14, he woke his wife and told her he was having trouble breathing. her he was having trouble breathing.

Washington’s DeathWashington’s Death

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Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement at Mount Vernon at Mount Vernon

In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became infected. infected.

At 2 a.m. on December 14, he woke his wife and told At 2 a.m. on December 14, he woke his wife and told her he was having trouble breathing. her he was having trouble breathing.

George Washington, the first President of the United George Washington, the first President of the United States died that day, December 14, 1799. States died that day, December 14, 1799.

Washington’s DeathWashington’s Death

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Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement Washington enjoyed less than three years of retirement at Mount Vernon at Mount Vernon

In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his In December 1799, after spending a day riding on his farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became farms in foul weather, Washington's throat became infected. infected.

At 2 a.m. on December 14, he woke his wife and told At 2 a.m. on December 14, he woke his wife and told her he was having trouble breathing. her he was having trouble breathing.

George Washington, the first President of the United George Washington, the first President of the United States died that day, December 14, 1799. States died that day, December 14, 1799.

The nation mourned Washington's death for months, The nation mourned Washington's death for months, they had lost one of the Greatest leaders ever.they had lost one of the Greatest leaders ever.

Washington’s DeathWashington’s Death

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