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George washington was the first president of the united states, commanding general during the american revolution and remains as one of the most influential and famous figures in american history his contribution extends far beyond perhaps any other in the history of the united states he was. By bob blythe george washington was perhaps the one indispensable man among the founders it is hard to imagine any of the others commanding the respect needed to lead the continental army to victory over great britain, preside over the constitutional convention, and serve the united states as its first president. On this day in 1775, george washington, who would one day become the first american president, accepts an assignment to lead the continental armywashington had been managing his family's.
More than most understand, he has been one of our greatest leaders in the cultural as well as political realm he continues to change minds, continues to find ways of changing the culture in a. George washington: the reluctant president american presidents american revolution george washington inaugurations the scene of one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in us history: the. President george washington took notice of the resistance to the whiskey tax and issued a proclamation on september 15, 1792, condemning interference with the operation of the laws of the united states for raising revenue upon spirits distilled within the same. What qualities made george washington an effective military leader these qualities should be reflected in discussions of the following: what was washington's military background before the american revolution. Facts, information and articles about george washington, the first us president george washington facts born 2/22/1732 died 12/14/1799 years of service 1775-1783 spouse martha dandridge custis rank major general commander in chief battles siege of yorktown siege of boston philadelphia campaign new york campaign accomplishments general of the continental armies first president of the united.
Abraham lincoln was rated the greatest president, with an average score of 95 out of 100, followed by george washington and franklin d roosevelt one caveat that comes with presidential. America's greatest president: abraham lincoln lincoln has come out as number one in nearly all of them george washington came out on top, with lincoln in second place (franklin roosevelt. One of washington's greatest assets during the american revolution and his presidency afterward, was his ability to inspire the confidence and alignment needed to gather political and financial. George washington's greatest accomplishment in his two terms in the nation's highest office was not, arguably, establishing the monetary system or defining how the united states would conduct.
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