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George Washington

(1732—1799) revolutionary army officer and president of the United States of America

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
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• Born: Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va. • Political party: none • Education: schooling through age

Washington, George

Washington, George (1732–1799)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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2005
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(1732–1799), American general, statesman, and first president of the United States (1789–1797). ...

Washington was the third

Washington, George

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1732–99), ...

1st President of the U.S. (1789–97), was born on the family estate in Westmoreland County,

Washington, George

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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(1732–1799), Revolutionary War commander in chief and first president of the United States. ...

Born into a family on

Washington, George

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Barbara A. Perry

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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Washington's most enduring legacy to the Supreme Court was the precedent he established in his selection criteria for the nomination ...

Washington, George, and African Americans

Washington, George, and African Americans (1732)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

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George Washington (1732–1799) was the sole member of the Virginia Revolutionary generation to free his slaves, ...

Washington, Gen George

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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first president (1789–97) and the founding father of the USA. He stands as one of the three men—the ...

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World Encyclopedia

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in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1775–83), and first president of the United States ...

Washington, George

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, George Washington got his first military experience during the French and Indian War (1754–63...

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