George Washington

General of The Cont. Army and First President of The U.S.

First President of The United States George Washington

General Washington Commander and Chief of The Continental Army

What Was George Washington's Cause of Death

Washington died on the night of December 14, 1799 at the age of 67. he died from an infection in his mouth. He more than likely died from epiglottisis an infection on the flap of epithelial tissue at the back of the tongue that protect the windpipe.

George Washington and The American Revolution Vocabulary

Government- The form or system of rule by which a state, community etc. is governed.

Dentures- Artificial replacement of several or more teeth. All of the teeth can be replaced in the mouth.

Carbuncles- A very painful circumscribed inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue, resulting in suppuration and sloughing, and having a tendency to spread somewhat like a boil, but more serious in its effects.

Molasses- Thick syrup produced from refining the sugar or from sorghum, varying from a light or dark brown color.

Bloodletting- A medical practice of letting blood by opening a vein. Phlebotomy.

King George III of England

“If he does that, he will be the greatest man in the world.”


Said King George III about George Washington:

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Carbuncle

A very painful circumscribed inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue, resulting in suppuration and sloughing, and having a tendency to spread somewhat like a boil, but more serious in its effects.

Other Founding Fathers Just to Name a Few

Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Samuel Adams
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George Washington's Deathbed after many numerous Bloodletting and Leach Treatments