Who Was George Washington The First President?

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We all know that George Washington was the first president of the United States. He got elected president in 1789 by 69 members of Congress. As the former leader of the Continental Army and a chairman of the Continental Congress George Washington had the right credentials to be president. His presidency ended in 1797 and he died in 1799. The truth is George Washington was not the first president. Everyone thinks that George Washington is the first president. Mainly because he is known as the father of our country and he is titled as the first president out of 50 soon to be 51. George Washington is also on the 1 dollar bill. Him being number 1 on the bill and having the title of the 1st president of the United States makes people think that…show more content…
It was made over the issues of the blockade and the Intolerable Acts penalizing the Province of Massachusetts. George Washington was among many of the delegates at the meeting. While the colonies had the same idea of colonial rights, they were split between those who wanted legislative equality with Britain and those who wanted to break off from Britain. On October 26, 1774, the First Continental Congress came to a close, but agreed to continue in May 1775. The Second Continental Congress was called on May 10, 1775 at the philidaphiaś State House. When the Second Continental Congress met it was to continue from where they left off from the First Continental Congress. The Second Congress managed the colonial war effort, and veered towards independence. The Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, which made the United States become a country. This all happened between 1775-1781. The new country had to create a new government. The Americans made the Article of Confederation, which established a national government known as the Congress of Confederation. They met from 1781 to 1789. The Congress of Confederation helped the U.S. through the revolutionary war, but during the time of peace, the Continental Congress became less and less
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