His Impact on Colonial America
By: Kylar Cahalan
George Washington played a very important role in the development of what we call the United States of America today. Washington Gained Military experience during the French and Indian war by leading Virginia. (1754-1763) and He gained Political experience when he was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses. George Washington fought for the colonies against the British power in many different wars including one of the most famous, the revolutionary war. When the Revolutionary War started George Washington was placed in the command of the Continental Army (1775–1783). After the victory for the Colonial Americans against Britain, George Washington was elected to be president unanimously, the only president to be elected unanimously. While George Washington was President the Bill of Rights was passed in 1791, the Whiskey Rebellion was settled in 1794, and the Constitution was established. After serving two terms as the U.S president George settled down. George Washington is one of the main reasons we are all free Americans today.
George Washington was such an Important part in our American history, many things we use and see regularly are devoted for him today, such as the dollar bill, and many Washington monuments.
On October 2nd, George Washington planned an attack against Howe's 9,000 troop stationed at Germantown Philadelphia. The battle was not successful for the American Colonists, but it did boost spirits and hopes for the fights to come.
George Washington fought hard for Colonial Americans and their freedom from British tyranny. As shown in the video when he was asked to be placed in command he accepted humbly. In 1769 George Washington protested against Taxation without Representation, which is when the governing land of the American colonies does not let the colony represent themselves in any way and taxes them unreasonably.
George Washington was one of the leaders for American Colonists and helped with their independence, he did so well at his job that we are all still free Americans today.