United States History, Law and Politics

President George Washington

by William P. Meyers

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[After being prevented by family from enlisting in the British Navy at age 15] "George Washington now devoted himself to his studies, especially the mathematics and surveying." — Charles Campbell, History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia

George Washington was the 1st President of the United States of America under the Constitution (there were earlier Presidents under the Articles of Confederation). He was elected President in 1788 and was sworn in on April 30, 1789. His last day in office was March 4, 1797.

This page provides links to essays on George Washington by William P. Meyers, as well as links to external Web sites with related information.

The Somersett Decision
On Hating President Obama [February 27, 2016]
Dracula, Hitler, and Washington [May 29, 2007]

Related Sites

Wikipedia page on George Washington
White House brief biography of George Washington
George Washington's Diaries
Mount Vernon

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