George Washington Dbq

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George Washington was a great leader. He had shown his leadership skills in many ways throughout his life, but mainly when he stepped into the role of president. In my opinion, George Washington was the best president the United States of America has ever had because he was the first president. He stepped into a completely new role in a new government system, set precedents for the role, and led our country diplomatically. While Washington was not perfect, as no human being is, he was a great president and proved so in his eight years in office. When George Washington was offered the role of President he was somewhat reluctant, but his humility towards the situation is one of the things that made Washington such a good candidate for leading

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