PEN 2922 The George Washington Timeline

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This presentation features important events in the life of the 1st President of the United States.

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Title: The George Washington Timeline By C Bohannon-Brown PEN 2922 Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com All rights reserved. This publication may be reproduced by educators, parents, and students for educational purposes only. Commercial duplication is prohibited. © Peach e~Books 2008

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In 1732, George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia to Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1797 1792 1774

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After George’s father died in 1743, he went to live with his half-brother, Lawrence Washington, at Mount Vernon. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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One of George Washington’s first jobs was drawing maps. He became a surveyor, in 1748. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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In 1752, Lawrence Washington died and Mount Vernon became George Washington’s home. George became a Virginia farmer. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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From 1754 to 1758, George Washington fought with the British to keep the American Colonies from the French. The British and the Americans won this war. It was called the French and Indian War. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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After leaving military service, George Washington married Martha Custis, in 1759. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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From 1759 to 1774, George Washington became a Virginia politician. Also, he made additions to his Mount Vernon home and experimented with crops on his farm. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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George Washington became a leader in the Virginia Colony. In 1775, he was chosen to lead the Continental forces against the British. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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The Colonists decided that they did not want to be ruled from the faraway land of England. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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They no longer wanted to be ruled by King George III. Instead, the American colonists wanted to choose their own leader. King George III of England 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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So, in 1775, the 13 American Colonies went to war with Great Britain to win their independence. This war was called the American Revolution. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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The American troops won and lost battles, but General Washington never gave up hope for independence. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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During the American Revolution, General George Washington became a hero and helped the colonies win their freedom. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1800 1799 1792 1797 1774

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The fighting between Great Britain and the United States of America ended in January 1784. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1799 1800 1792 1797 1774

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The American people elected George Washington as their leader. On April 6,1789, he become the first President of the United States. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1799 1800 1792 1797 1774

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George Washington became a great President and was re-elected in 1792. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1799 1792 1800 1797 1774

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In March 1797, President George Washington left office and retired to Mount Vernon. John Adams became the 2nd President of the United States. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1799 1792 1800 1797 1774

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President George Washington became sick and died on December 14, 1799 at his Mount Vernon home. 1730 1732 1743 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1748 1752 1754 1758 1759 1775 1784 1789 1799 1792 1800 1797 1774

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1730 1740 1750 1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1890 1880 1870 Today, President George Washington has places and sites named in his honor. The Washington Monument (in Washington, D.C.) was built to celebrate the life of the first President of the United States of America. WASHINGTON MONUMENT Built between 1848 and 1884 Washington Monument constructed Birth-1732 Death-1799

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Cover: George Washington (on horseback) http://www.pocanticohills.org/washington/washington2.jpg George Washington and the Signing of the Declaration of Independence http://www.pocanticohills.org/washington/christy_wash.jpg Crossing the Delaware http://www.pocanticohills.org/washington/800px-Washington_Crossing_the_Delaware.png General Washington at Camp http://www.pocanticohills.org/washington/webtents2.jpg General Washington at Valley Forge with horse http://www.pocanticohills.org/washington/GW1782.jpg Portrait of George Washington http://www.hhfi.org/tbdf/Portals/0/North%20Braddock/george-washington-picture.jpg

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: George Washington’s Signature http://www.americanrevolution.com/GeorgeWashington.htm George Washington and his Father http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/wash-pix/w-tree.jpg George Washington on the farm http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/wash-pix/w-farm.jpg Westmoreland County Virginia http://www.westmoreland-county.org/ http://www.virginia.org/site/cities.asp?locality=Westmoreland George Washington photo http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/wash Mount Vernon http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/presidents/wash/martha_3

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: George and Martha’s Wedding http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/presidents/wash/martha_2 Washington in battle http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/presidents/wash/soldier_1 George Washington’s Inauguration (on horseback) http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/presidents/wash/ind_2 George Washington’s Inauguration http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/presidents/wash/ind_3 George Washington Portrait (younger/older) http://www.pbs.org/georgewashington/timeline/index.html Mount Vernon http://www.franklin.ma.us/auto/upload/schools/sullivan/406-mount-vernon.jpg http://dc.about.com/od/photos/ss/MtVernonPhotos_2.htm http://dc.about.com/od/photos/ss/MtVernonPhotos.htm

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Surveyed Plans for Alexandria (Belhaven) http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/map_item.pl The American Revolution Information http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon55.html King George III http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:George_III_in_Coronation_Robes.jpg Bunker Hill Photo http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:The_death_of_general_warren_at_the_battle_of_bunker_hill.jpg United States colonies (1775) http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MAP/TERRITORY/1775map.html Surrender of General Cornwallis http://www.emersonkent.com/wars_and_battles_in_history/american_war_of_independence.htm

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: General Washington take Command http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/revgfx/takes.jpg Portrait of John Adams http://www.homeofheroes.com/e-books/presidents/2_adams.html Washington Memorial http://www.aviewoncities.com/washington/washingtonmonument.htm *George Washington’s Biography http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/gwash.html

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