George washington

Michael E.

Biography Project for Mrs. Hemry's 8th. grade Language arts class

Born: February 11, 1732

Died: December 14, 1799

Significant Events in History that Affected George's life

  • Revolutionary war
  • The invasion of Fort Duqueshe
  • Married Martha Fairfax
  • Lawrence Washington died
  • The whiskey Rebellion

George's Early years

As a wee laddy George Washington became a surveyor at only 19 years old. At 20 years old George owned over 5,000 acres of land! When he became 21 he had 3 military commissions waiting for him.

people who influenced George's life

  • Lawrence Washington - gave him a place to live after there dad died.
  • William Fairfax - Gave him a place to live after his brother died and gave him land

Unique facts

  • George was 6'5''
  • He was a surveyor
  • He loved math
  • He had 3 military commissions at 21

Accomplishments

  • General of the U.S. Army
  • owned over 5,000 acres of land
  • Became the 1st. U.S. President

Theme of Georges life was...

To make the most of what life gives you

words of advice

  • "1st. in war, 1st.in peace"
  • "Let it go as it came''

Work cited

"George Washington" By Wendie C. Gold

Comment Stream

2 years ago
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Nice use of color and title font. It is very eye appealing and pertains to the tIke period of his life. 😃