George Washington was the leader of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. He was born February 22, 11732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
Little is known about Washington's early life. It is known that from the age of seven to fifteen Washington was homeschooled and practiced math, geography, Latin, and English. Even though he was educated in those areas most of his talents were used on plantations. By his teens he had mastered growing tobacco and stock raising.
During the Revolution Washington was appointed the leader of the Continental Army after war broke out in Lexington and Concord. Through the first few years of war Washington was in the middle of all the action. He was in charge of the Siege of Boston, losing New York and almost losing New Jersey. Following with a difficult winter in Valley Forge, Washington followed British troops
After the war Washington was appointed the first president