Short Biography: George Washington

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George Washington George Washington was born on Pope 's Creek in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on

February 22, 1732. He was one of the greatest military leaders in our nation 's history. Not only

was he commander of the Continental Army, he was our country 's first president. He was a

brilliant and remarkable man. His leadership skills made him an excellent general. Having lost

his father at a young age, and having to help support his family, Washington learned the

importance of hard work and determination. His determination, his leading the continental Army

and being America 's first President were what made George Washington a great part of our

nation 's rich history. George Washington was determined to do great

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