George Washington

Born Feb 22 1732, Died December 14 1799

George Washington

He was the first President of the United States and the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States

What George Washington did with the founding fathers

Gathered in pennsylvania to got to the constitutional convention. The delegates spent four months working on the frame work of the new government, but they were behind closed doors. which meant they had to keep it to themselves

George Washingtons quote

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

George Washington

Washington stood 6' 3 1/2" tall. He had lost almost all his teeth by the time he was president, leaving him with badly sunken cheeks that were stuffed with cotton for portraits.His teeth were made mostly of lead fitted with human, cattle, and hippopotamus teeth. Some were carved from elephant and walrus tusks.

Named after George Washington

33 counties, 244 townships, 16 mountains, 1 state, 2 islands, 6 major parks, 1 parkway, 1 major bridge, 3 ports, 5 forts, 11 Universities, countless number of schools, and streets are all named after George Washington