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President Report Project

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Armine Gambaryan

on 15 November 2013

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President Report Project
Early Life:
-When George was 11 years old, his father died and left his remaining property to George and his half brothers. The income that remained in Georges family was just enough for his mom to be able to take care of herself and her children.
-The children in Virginia were taught by private tutors or they were put into local private schools. If you were apart of a wealthy family, planters often sent their sons to England to get a proper education. George's two elder half brothers,Lawrence and Augustine went to England to study.
-George on the other hand, struggled with his education due to his father's death so he schooled himself in the gentlemanly arts by copying the 110 maxims of the Rules of Civility. He also tried to receive the rest of his education at England's Appleby School but that wasn't quite successful for him so then he attended Westmoreland Country, a school close to his home and excelled in Mathematics but he did not learn Greek, Latin, or a foreign language.

Early Life:
-George Washington was born on February 27, 1732 on his father's plantation, Pope's Creek in Westmoreland Country, VA.
- His father, Augustine Washington, was a leading planter in the area and also performed as a justice of the county court. Augustine's first wife, Janet Butler died in 1729 and left him with two sons, Lawrence and Augustine, Jr., along with a daughter, Jane.
-Then, Augustine married George's mother, Mary Ball, in 1731. and George was the eldest of Augustine Washington's and Mary Ball's six children.

George Washington
1st U.S. President
Period 3/Goverment
Presidential Trivia
Throughout his whole life, he NEVER shook hands with people.
George Washington is the only President who didn't run for President.
He was so strong that he was able to crack a walnut shell with his thumb and forefinger.
His all time favorite foods were Pineapples and Brazil Nuts.
At the age of 57, all of his teeth were pulled out.



-George Washington never had a proper classroom learning except an elementary education. He was taught at home by a private tutor.
-George then explored the huge wilderness of Virginia as a surveyor when he was 19 years old, and spent time as a leader of the Virginia militia.

-George Washington never went to college. He never received or had any degrees; no B.A., no M.A., and certainly no Ph.D. He was self taught his whole life.

School and Beyond:
George Washington's education ended abruptly at the age of 15 years old.

School and Beyond:
By. Armine Gambaryan, Suzanne Gasparyan, & Gevork Ter- Gevorkyan
Road to the White House:
-George Washington’s political career was built on his performance leading American forces in the Revolutionary War.
-George Washington became president so he was involved in the establishment of the United States of America.
-In 1752 George Washington was 20 years old, he managed the plantations and served lands threw out Virginia. When the Indian War began this was the time when George Washington served the militia of the Virginia colony with many years of experiences as a surveyor. He knew his lands well so he progressed to the rank of commander.
-He got married to Martha Cutsis, and became one of the richest men in Virginia. Later on he became famous for leading battles.
-People began to recognize George Washington as a hero. During this time, the United States of America was in need of a leader ,so this was the perfect job for George Washington.
-This was the time when people started to perceive George Washington as the 1st President of the United States of America.
Road to the White House:
George Washington served as a general and
commander in chief
of the colonial armies during the American Revolution. He was much more than the Commander in Chief. He was the one necessary person, whose calm, unswerving, determined sense of patriotic duty to country, and ability put true determination into the Revolution and kept it from collapsing or blending into a civil conflict, under the hardships and unexpected privations that were encountered during those eight years of war.

Life as the President:
-The way George Washington got the job done, greatly had an impact on how future presidents access the position.
-He handed down a legacy of strength, integrity, and a national purpose.
-In less than three years after leaving office, George died at his Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, at age 67.
Life as the President:
George Washington lived only two years after leaving the presidency.Washington spent most of his remaining days trying to make it stable and functional. As relations with France worsened in mid 1799 however, the former President was again called to public duty when President Adams named Washington commander of the American Army.
Life after the White House:
President John Adams
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