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George Washington was a farmer, surveyor and soldier who, as commander in chief of the Continental Army, defeated the British in the Revolutionary War and, as a private citizen, became the first president of the United S... More »

George Washington became famous during the Revolutionary War as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, and afterward his fame increased as he served two terms as the first president of the United States. Now kno... More »

The American Revolution officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on Sept. 3, 1783. The hostile phase of the war had ended nearly two years earlier, on Oct. 19, 1781, when the British general Charles Cornw... More »

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George Washington is famous for being the first president of the United States and leading the Continental Army to victory in the American Revolution. He also served as the president of the Constitutional Convention and ... More »

George Washington became famous during the Revolutionary War as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, and afterward his fame increased as he served two terms as the first president of the United States. Now kno... More »

When George Washington agreed to be the commander of the first Continental Army, the army was already formed. The army was poorly trained and under-supplied so he faced the challenges of training, supplying and boosting ... More »

George Washington, who lived from Feb. 22, 1732 to Dec. 14, 1799, was the first president of the United States, the leader of the Continental army and a surveyor. He was born in Westmoreland Country, Virginia and died in... More »