George Washington

American

Born / Where

February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia .

Accomplishments

1. He was commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution

2. He led U.S. to victory in the decisive land battle of the American Revolutionary War

3. Washington didn’t seize power due to his commitment to American republicanism

4. George Washington became the first President of the United States in 1789

5. Washington established many forms in government that survive till today

6. He suppressed the Whiskey Rebellion

7. Through Jay’s Treaty, Washington built a strong relationship with Britain

8. He issued the Proclamation of Neutrality to protect U.S. from war in Europe

9. Washington established the United States Navy

10. His farewell address is one of the most important documents in american history

Quotes

" 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. "