Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 46. Chapters: George Washington, Florence Griffith-Joyner, Bobby Fuller, Murder of Jesse Dirkhising, Nancy Benoit, Death of Bill Sparkman, Murder of Annie Le, Fainting game, John Hainkel, Murder of Adam Walsh, Joan I of Naples, Jessica Lunsford, Giles Corey, Terrence Kiel, Shakereh Khaleeli, Nat Hicks, Roger Williamson, John Marzano, Keith Andes, Gale Benson, Jonathan Burton, Murder of Ebony Simpson, Hans Hut, Edistus, Brahim D by, William C.
Rodgers, Katherine Thurston, Francis Wheatley, Castulus, Annette Laming-Emperaire, Vitalis of Milan, Fred Hoey, Odran of Iona, Vladim r Boudn k, Flora Call Disney, Ren Le B gue, Sarah Brown Ingersoll Cooper, Jessica Michalik, Isaac W. Sprague, Robert Loftin Newman, Semira Adamu, Mstislav III of Kiev, Enrique Salinas. Excerpt: George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799) was the dominant military and political leader of the new United States of America from 1775 to 1799.
He led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in 1775-1783, and presided over the writing of the Constitution in 1787. The unanimous choice to serve as the first President of the United States (1789-1797), Washington presided over the creation of a strong, well-financed national government that stayed neutral in the wars raging in Europe, suppressed rebellion and won acceptance among Americans of all types. His leadership style established many forms and rituals of government that have been used ever since, such as using a cabinet system and delivering an inaugural address.
Washington is universally regarded as the Father of his country. Washington was born into the provincial gentry of a wealthy, well connected Colonial Virginia family who owned tobacco plantations. After his father and older brother both died young, Washington b...