George Washington In The Revolutionary War
In this paper you are going to read, you may find some things about George Washington you may never have known. (Like me) Get ready to read about George Washington!
Who was George Washington
George Washington was a very important man in the late 1700s for many important reasons. George Washington was a person who gets rid of plants that are hurt or sick, which is called a plant. He was also a lieutenant in the army in all sorts of wars. I’ll get to the details of which was in later in this paper. “A lieutenant in the infantry must have exceptional organizational and leadership skills-in which Washington had-to effectively guide troops, including non-commissioned officers and staff NCOs. Good written and verbal communication skills are important so a new lieutenant can draft reports and official letters throughout the command and request the appropriate assistance when necessary. Second Lieutenants must also be skilled in certain weapons, particularly the M16A2 service rifle. This is a requirement for all soldiers.” Chron.com. During the American Revolution, George Washington served as a general, which is also called a commander in chief. He had a love to fight in the American Revolution.
George Washington was the first president of the United States and was one of the founding fathers.
What were George Washington’s accomplishments?
Some of George Washington’s greatest accomplishments are being part of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court is the highest Judicial Court that is in the United States that has 9 justices. During his time as president, he selected a presidential cabinet. A presidential cabinet is representatives from different departments: Agriculture, Commerce, Defence, Education, Energy, Health, Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury and Veteran Affairs, and the Attorney General. It also includes the White House staff, the top of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Management and Budget, U.S. Trades, Central Intelligence, and the Small Business Administration. As stated earlier, his greatest accomplishment was becoming the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797.
When were the dates of the wars that George Washington was in
George Washington was in many wars leading up to the American Revolution. Below are a few:
- 1754-63: The French and Indian War
- March 22, 1765: The Stamp Act
- March 5, 1770: Boston Massacre
- December 16, 1773: Boston Tea Party
- 1775-1783: American Revolution
Where were all the battles that George Washington fought in
If George was in a lot of wars, he must be in a lot of places! Here are some of them:
- Siege of Boston
- Battle of Long Island
- Battle of Kips bay
- Battle of Harlem Heights
- Battle of White Plains
- Battle of Fort Washington
- Battle of Trenton
- Battle of Trenton II
- Battle of Princeton
- Battle of Yorktown
Why did George Washington want to be in the war
George Washington was very motivated when others were not. He would motivate the others who were discouraged. He was very good at listening and following directions others gave him. He would also give them directions, too. But Washington liked to help others. That was a trait he was well known for.
How did George Washington become General and President
George Washington was chosen as General over John Hancock (who was known for having the biggest signature on the Declaration of Independence) because he already had war experience and Hancock did not have as much. Also, as I mentioned before, Washington was a good listener and a good leader, gave directions, and was kind to everyone. (Except when he was in a war. Then it was okay to be mean.)
Washington became president even though he didn’t want to. He was elected unanimously and was thankful for the job. He was a great president to the citizens of the United States.
Well, did you learn something? If you did, great! If not that’s okay! Thank you so much for reading this paper and I really hope you learned something!
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