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    Washington Dc History

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. The capital city of the United States of America, known as Washington, D.C., contains the grounds on which local, national, or international affairs take place. It houses thousands of Americans and provides them with jobs. The city also attracts many tourists who wish to learn more about the nation’s past. The economic differences suggest that D.C., for some, is not the most ideal place to live. As one of the most unique cities in America, the history contributes to making Washington

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    Washington Turning Point

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    The march on Washington, an event that would forever help in changing America for the better. Peaceful marching can be a way to get citizens aware of the issues going on in the world. The people who marched on August 28th, 1963 wanted an everlasting change that needed to happen. The march on Washington was a major turning point in America because of the events that led up to the march, such as the fight for civil rights everywhere including the work force. The march and rally helped make the march

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    Washington Dc Narrative

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    Washington, D.C., or The District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. In the summer of 2011, I traveled there for the first time because my dad would be working there the whole summer, so my family decided we were going to stay there for two months. That summer was filled with exploring the interesting museums and iconic monuments of Washington, D.C. We even took a train to New York and stayed there for a couple of days. We’ve been to Washington D.C. twice since. First

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    avenues in Washington D.C. before the long awaited speech. They wanted to listen to the dream that Martin Luther King Jr. had, and they wanted to be the people to make that dream real. The March on Washington was an important part of the Civil Rights Movement, including the “I Have a Dream” speech. The effects of this event can still be seen today, and have changed how our nation has developed. The March on Washington was an important moment in the Civil Rights Movement. In the March on Washington, people

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    Before he was president, George Washington crossed the Delaware in the middle of the night to attack the British army even though his troops were tired, cold, and starving. In the end, George Washington’s men won the battle because of the decision made by their virtuous, devoted General. When it came to determining who would be the leader in this new country, he George Washington was the best option because he proved himself a good leader. George Washington did not adhere to his troops wishes, but

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    As the father of his country, George Washington has acquired dozens of tributes in his honor. Cities, roads, lakes, highways, mountains, schools and an entire state have been named after him. The Washington Monument is one of his most recognized acknowledgments located in Washington D.C. It has been standing in the nation’s capital for about 129 years. From a construction which lasted 48 years, the monument finally opened on October 9, 1888. George Washington known as the father of this country was

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    “Our true nationality is mankind.” (HG Wells) The Washington Redskins are a football team. Their name is controversial because some people believe that it’s racist towards Native Americans, while others believe that the name should be left alone. Although it’s true that about 20% of Native Americans find the name racist, the other 80% of Native Americans don’t think it’s racist at all. The most powerful argument to protect the Redskins name is because most Native Americans are proud to be named

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    The Washington D.C football team has started a controversy with many people that are from the American Indian background. The “indian” sports mascot, logos, or symbols show an image of the Native American people that is not true. To some this may concerning, but to others this is no big deal. I think that this is something that people and teams should care or think about. Not only is what they 're doing offensive it’s also disrespecting to the history of Native Americans. They have been suppressed

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    George Washington is remembered as one of the most famous and influential presidents. Some have described him as a god from his leadership to his appearance. He was very prominent and influential in some of the most significant parts in shaping and building of the United States. Many of things he did have made our country the way it is today such as creating the cabinet to the United states president and creating the first copyright law. His ideas and actions are the reason the United States is the

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    to cement his image as an epic hero for all times. Likewise, George Washington during the 18th century displayed many of these same traits when he helps the United States of America gain independence and freedom from the British. George Washington is a modern day hero to most Americans and Gilgamesh is an epic hero, that share many common traits such as strength and a powerful influence in their time and society. George Washington and Gilgamesh share many other common traits such as leadership, they

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    At first it was only a small rumor, a trip to Washington DC and New York. I heard about it through a friend who was considering going. When I talked to my mom about the trip she seemed very encouraging that I should go. The trip itself was very pricey, over two thousand dollars to be exact. We somehow managed to pull together the amount. So we signed up. Now I was set to travel to Washington and later New York. I probably packed my bags about two months ahead of time just because I was so enthusiastic

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    the trees here are barely naked. All of them by the school parking lot are at least 15 feet tall and fully covered in green leaves, making the parking lot like an isolated land in the middle of a forest. That reminded me this state’s nickname: Washington, the evergreen state. “Evergreen state? I call this ‘vampire’ state.”

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    The Washington Memorial is a magnificent work of architecture. This monument was built as a tribute to George Washington, the first President of the United States of America. It is also a sign of the advancement our country has made. This monument is located in the District of Columbia, in Washington DC. It was designed by Robert Mills and construction was finished in 1884, which makes it almost 133 years old. The Washington Memorial’s exact location is 215th St. NW, Washington, DC. It was designed

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    When most people hear the name George Washington they automatically think first President of the United States. However, though he was the first president he was also so much more. George Washington is by far the most important figure in the history of the United States. Against all military odds, he liberated the thirteen colonies from the superior forces of the British Empire and presided over the process to produce and ratify a Constitution that has lasted for more than two hundred years. In two

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    Name: Kabita Budhathoki Professor’s name: Dr. David M. Watry Class: U.S. History 1302-63502 Date: 03/07/2017 George Washington In the American history, George Washington was one of the famous names which will remain in every person’s mind. He was an American politician who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President and known as the Founding Father of the United State. He was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland Country

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    under control of the nation’s first Commander-in Chief, General George Washington. George Washington led the Continental Army to becoming free of Britain’s rule during the American Revolutionary War. Later he would become the first President of the United States and considered the father of America. He was a much-respected man and viewed as a hero for defeating their once tyrannical leaders. Historians still praise President Washington to this day for his successful leadership in North America. In this

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    President George Washington set a great example for the forthcoming presidents. He didn’t ruin the country, nor did he abuse his powers as the people of the struggling country had “feared another George III might threaten their liberties” (Articles of Confederation). George Washington did face many challenges however. Some of Washington’s biggest and most dangerous challenges included the failing economic system as well as “the British’s refusal to evacuate its forts on American soil” (Introduction)

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    of the U.S. at the time. However, this all changed with the rise of a man by the name of Washington Irving. Irving was the first American author to achieve widespread attention and praise overseas. Known for both fiction and nonfiction, Irving also inspired and encouraged many other aspiring authors, on both sides of the Atlantic. Born to Scottish-English immigrants in New York on April 3rd, 1783, Washington had ten brothers and sisters, but only seven that survived into adulthood. Born the same

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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

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    true. The United States has had many presidents that have met these expectations, but George Washington stands above them all. He was the quintessential leader. A key quality that can make or break a presidents career while in office is confidence. people follow the man with confidence, purpose, and a sense direction, not the man who demands attention but has no direction. Although, Washington was more of a man of purpose (rather than direction.) He was the man who realized that something

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