George Washington Biography

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The life of George Washington. His life was very interesting he did many great things. He was the first president of the United States. One reason why I choose him is because he was a really smart and intelligent man. He helped a lot of people George has had smallpox before. He had a lot of siblings and most of them were boys. He doesn’t have a middle name. George Washington had a very intriguing life because of his presidency, career, and childhood. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland , Virginia. His father was Augustine Washington and his mother was Mary Ball washington. George had a half-brother named Lawrence. His father died when he was 11 years old. He inherited slaves when he was only 11 years old.…show more content…
George was always stiff and awkward with girls. He also lost his teeth to gum disease which is very unfortunate. Washington was also a very smart man. He was 6ft 2in. George Washington never had a middle name his full name is George Washington. He was known as a energetic and excellent dancer. George washington never threw a silver dollar across the potomac river that is just a myth. He was also the first person to sign the constitution. He never occupied the white house when he was president. Some people say he wore a wig but that is not true at all. Every single hair on his head was real hair. George was also a religious man but was quiet about it. He helped promote the use of mules in the United States. He was supposed to be buried beneath the U.S capitol but he actually was buried in Mount Vernon. George also made provisions to free all slaves in his will. He was the only slave president to do do. George Washington did a lot of great things in his…show more content…
George was a very intelligent man. He helped a lot of people. He also did what was right which is very important to do when you 're a president. George had a lot of siblings and only one of them were a girl the rest were boys. He is also a very nice man and has a good heart which is a very good quality to have. George also was president for our county for eight years. He helped america become a better country. George was always a good man from when he was a kid all the way through his adult life. Some of george washington’s famous quotes are… “If the Freedom of speech is taken away than the dumb and silent we may be led like sheep to the slaughter. He also has said “It is far to be alone than to be in bad company.” And “ To be prepared for war is themost effective means of preserving peace.” All of his quotes have a great meaning, and are for a good reason. -George
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