George Washington

Timeline

1732

George was born at Pope's Creek plantation Virginia on February 22.

1743

George's dad Augustine Washington died. George inherits Ferry farm and a few town lots.

1748

First major surveying job in the Shenandoah Valley.

1749

Becomes official surveyor for Culpeper County.

1752

George's half brother Lawrence dies. Gorge takes over his militia post.

1753

Delivers Governor Dinwiddie's ultimatum to the french in the Ohio Territory.

1754

Begins French and Indian War; attempts to build a fort and defending it from the french.

1759

Married Martha Washington on January 6th

1775

Goes to the Second continental congress.

1776

Declaration of Independence is singed.

1781

Cornwallis surenders

1789

George Washington is elected president.

1797

He Retires.

1799

Dies at Mount Vernon on December 14

Entries

February 22, 1732

Today I was born in Virginia at Pope's Creek. I always want to celebrate my Birthday on February 11 though. People say I coped down a cherry tree but I didn't. I wonder why they lied about me. This was my happiest day of my life.

April 30, 1789

I am now 57 and elected president. The first one ever of the U.S.A. My job is to agree to the laws. I herd that my mom was not doing so well. I guess I will mope for the rest of my life.

December 14, 1799

I am not feeling well. I have a throat Infection and there is three inches of snow outside. I should have changed my damp clothes yesterday. I don't think I'm going to make it. I'm seeing vivid colors. I hope the snow will go away soon. I'm feeling nauseated and my last glimpse was very pudgy and bland.

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Biography of George Washington

George Washington was born on February 22 1732 at Pope's Creek VA. He did very bad things during his childhood. He cut down his father's cherry tree. But during his teenage life he became a master at growing tobacco. His family had six kids and all of them survived to adulthood. Later on the revolutionary war came. George was the commander and chief of the continental army. They won. After that George Washington was elected the first president of the United States. Sadly George died due to a throat infection. We still remember him of his won in the Revolution.


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