George Washington

By Dylan Totterdale

Introduction

Did you know that George was the fist president you will be learning about his early life when he was in Valley Forge he never left his men even in the most difficult times. He was also in the French and Indian war.

Early Life

George was born in Wesmoreland , Virginia He was born on Feburay 22,1732 at 10:00 in the morning. He had 2 older brothers and 6 younger siblings. When he was about three years they moved to Mt. Vernon. On a plantation with 1,500 acres his brothers sailed for five weeks until they reached the Barbados Islands.

Valley Forge

When George was at Valley forge. There was sickness like small pox. People would freeze they didn't have shoes or coats but George never left because he was a good general and soldier. The men's wife's wrote good things about him. They nearly died to.

Martha Washington

Martha was the former First Lady she was born June 2nd 1732 Martha visited George at valley forge. She was a commander at the camp she attended. She also sinned a deed of manumission on December 1800 freedom on January 1 1801 just a little after George's death. Her famous quote was "The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not our circumstances"

Glossy

First Lady The wife of the president of the U.S or other head of state.


Commander person in authority, especially over a body of troops or a military operation.


Sickness the feeling or fact of being affected with nausea or vomiting.

Sources

Books Online

Sirs Discover

DK biography George Washington Biography.com

Wikipedia

Washington at valley forge


George Washington and the making of nation