George Washington


Why is he important ?

    George Washington (1732-99) was commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83) and served two terms as the first U.S. president, from 1789 to 1797. The son of a prosperous planter, he was raised in colonial Virginia.

Born / Married / Children

He was born in February 22 , 1732 in Westmoreland county , Virginia , VA. George Washington was married to Martha Custis , They had 2 children .
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  • George Washington became the first president of the United States of America.
  • Washington signed the Naval Act in 1794 , establishing the US Navy
  • He signed the Jay Treaty in 1794 pronouncing the begging of a decade of peace with Britain
  • Signed the treaty of Greenville bringing the end to the North West Indian war


  • 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.