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George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States between 1789 and 1797 and Commander Chief of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War of Independence of theUnited States. In the United States ,he is considered the Father of the Fatherland.George Washington was born on February 22 of 1732 as the first son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, MaryBall Washington , on the grounds of Pope's Creek near present-day Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County ,Virginia. His father had four children by his first wife, Jane Butler, two died young, butsurvived two other sons (Lawrence and Augustin). His father owned a plantation worked by slaves , but then tried his luck with the extraction of iron. His mother lived to see his son become a celebrity,but maintained a strained relationship with him. They moved to Ferry Farm in Stafford County ,Virginia at six years and George was educated at home by his father and older brother. In 1759, Washingtonmarried Martha Dandrige Custis. The family was composed of George Washington, Martha Dandrige Custis, John Parke Custis, Martha Parke Custis, Elenor Parke Custis Lewis and George Washington ParkeCustis. Her great concern was the comfort and happiness of her husband and children. However, when his career led him to the battlegrounds of the Revolutionary War and finally to the Presidency, shefollowed him bravely never leaving his side.The Continental Congress appointed Washington commander in chief of the Continental Army in 1775 . After leading the American victory in the War of Independence ,he resigned his military office and returned to life on his plantation in Mount Vernon . In 1787 , he chaired the Philadelphia Convention that drafted the Constitution of the United States and in1789 , was unanimously elected as the first president of the United States .Washington avoided the war and had a decade of peace with Great Britain by signing the Jay Treaty in 1795 , despite intense...
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