1789-1797 George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. He died from a throat infection on December 14, 1799. There are some who say he died from pneumonia or that the doctor bled him, which was a common practice back then, and he bled him too much and that caused his death. In George’s early life he moved to his half brother Lawrence’s Estate. George did not learn how to read, write, or do math in school. Instead he had a tutor. Math was his best subject. He was 11 and his dad died so George quit school. George was a surveyor, and he also worked in the troops. George was the commander of the army and he was in the revolutionary war. George Washington was known as the president that was the first president. Also, the people didn’t know what to call him so they just called him Mr. president. In, 1793 the war broke out between Britain and France. On April 22, U. S. declares neutrality. Washington accepted Joy’s treaty which settled the arguments between American and the British. George Washington has adopted 2 children. He also married a young widow that was 26 years old and her name was Martha Custis. The people wanted him as a new king but George thought it was time for a change and came up with president. Also, that tale of him cutting down the cherry tree is not true. Martha had 2 children already when George married her. And he was the commander in chief of the Continental Army. He also lead the revolutionary war. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren William Harrison John Tyler James K. Polk Zachary Taylor Millard filmore Franklin Pierce James Buchanan Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson Ulysses S. Grant Rutherford B. Hayes James A. Garfield Chester A. Arthur Grover Cleveland • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland William Mckinly Theodore Roosevelt William Taft Woodrow Wilson Warren G. Harding Calvin Coolidge Herbert Hoover Franklin D. Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Dwight D. Eisenhower John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Jimmy Carter Ronald Reagan George H. W. Bush Bill Clinton George W. Bush Barack Obama 1) Did George have good teeth or bad teeth or good teeth? Okay Funny Good Bad • http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/ • http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/presidents/presidents1.htm • http://millercenter.org/president • Venezia, Mike 2004. George Washington First President. Children's Press, New York • http://www.mybookmarks.com/public/valvo/cmd=search_display/id=1239/#current • Mosher, Kiki 1996. Learning About Leadership from the Life of George Washington. PowerKids Press, New York I would also like to Thank the Clip Art Creators and the Silver Creek Central School Website!