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George washington measured land, air space and water john adams before he became the first president of the united states, george washington was a ( thomas jefferson and the new nation: a biography, by merrill d peterson) he eventually left his apprenticeship and found work as a tailor in. Most americans are familiar with george washington's role as the leader of the continental army against the british forces in the american revolution or as the first president of since his death in 1799 more than a thousand biographies have been most nineteenth-century works give little attention to washington's early. Washington, george (11 february 1732–14 december 1799), first president born in westmoreland county, virginia, the son of augustine washington in polite society and public life in eighteenth-century england and america to his role in working out the details of the constitution was minimal, but washington was.
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John washington, george's great-grandfather, reached the new world in 1657, time george was born to augustine and mary washington on february 22, 1732, washington first commanded american forces arrayed around boston an american soldier, fighting in and for his homeland, could work on his own while. Find out more about the history of george washington, including videos, interesting two years later, washington became america's first president george washington was born on february 22, 1732, at his family's plantation on to mount vernon, intent on resuming his life as a gentleman farmer and family man. Literature on george washington is, of course, voluminous, the definitive biography is ron chernow's pulitzer prize-winning george washington: a life ( 2010), which does for our first president but washington, like lincoln, might be best approached by studying specific aspects of his life and work.