George Washington

Joshua matuszewski

Introduction

George Washington was the first president,he was also in the revolutionary war.Subheading one is George Washington's early life.Subheading two is George Washington at Valley Forge.Subheading three is about George Washington in the French and Indian war.Those are all three subheadings about George Washington.

Early life

George Washington was born on February 22,1732 in Virginia.He had two older brothers Lawrence and Augustine he had six younger siblings Betty,Samuel,Jack and Charles.All his other siblings died which were Jane and Mildred. When he was three he moved to a 2,500 acre plantation later known as mount Vernon then he moved again four years later near an iron mine Gus owned.Once Lawrence was all grown up he returned to Virginia and was named captain in an American regiment of the British army and little George hardly knew his older brother but he looked up to him.He dreamed of wearing a British uniform like his brother.

Valley Forge

George Washingtons army almost perished that winter not because it was cold,not because it was snowy.It was because one of their supply wagons collapsed now they lacked food,clothing,blankets so that caused terrible hardship and suffering.That winter the British had their best chance to crush the American rebellion.Washingtons wife Martha joined him at Valley Forge.George Washington a delegate from Virginia,was for independence.

French and Indian war

Washington's military experience began in the French and Indian war with a commission as a major in the militia of the British. In 1753,Lieutenant Governor Dinwiddie of Virginia ordered a young ambitious 21-year old George washington on mission deep into the Ohio country to comfort the French.Washington's journey to Fort Leboeuf and back made Major Washington a celebrity on both sides of the Atlantic.

Conclusion

Here are some closing sentences from my paragraphs.That is George Washington's early life.Those are some facts about George Washington at Valley Forge.Those are some facts about George Washington in the French and Indian war.

Glossary

Fort Leboeuf - A fort established by the French in 1753 on a fork of French Creek, in present-day Waterford, in northwest Pennsylvania. The fort was part of a line that included Fort Presque Isle, Fort Machault, and Fort Duquesne.


Valley Forge - The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located on the west side of Valley Forge National Historical Park at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania, United States. The remaining village is in Schuylkill Township of Chester County, but once spanned Valley Creek into Montgomery County.


Revolutionary War - (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence[21] and the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America