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Biography Of George Washington George Washington February 22, 1732 Wakefield Virginia - December 14, 1799 mount Vernon there American statesman and the commander of the 1st US President 1789-1797. From plantation to chief. Born in the family of a planter. At age 11 lost his father in the formation of his personality was strongly influenced by the elder half-brother Lawrence. Got home education-educating himself. From 1749 was the surveyor of the County Culpepper.

After his brother's death in 1752 inherited the estate of mount Vernon. In 1752 became a major in the local militia during the Seven years ' war took participation in military actions against the French troops which distinguished was promoted to Colonel. In 1759 he married a young widow March Dandridge Custis. In the years 1758-1774, Washington was elected to the legislative the Assembly of Virginia. He criticized the colonial policy of great Britain promoted a boycott of British goods, but disapproved took violent acts like the Boston tea party of 1773. In 1774-1775 years was one of the representatives to the Continental Congress.

Soon Washington realized the futility of attempts at reconciliation with the mother country and after the first armed clashes ostentatiously dressed in military uniforms. In June 1775 year unanimously elected commander of the army which was headed at throughout the War of independence in North America 1775-1783. Creating the army virtually from scratch, he went a long way from the siege of Boston 1776 for which he was awarded the Congress commemorative gold medal to surrender British troops at Yorktown 1781. In November 1783, after the signing The Treaty of Paris, resigned. The first President. Based in mount Vernon Washington remains in focus public and political attention.

Supporter of strengthening the Central power, he was elected President of the constitutional Convention as adopted 1787 The Constitution of the United States. The popularity and unquestioned authority of Washington led his election to the presidency he had occupied on 30 April 1789. In 1792 he was unanimously reelected for a new term. In this post WA sought to implement the Constitution facilitated the establishment of bodies control the grinding operation mechanisms of the three branches of government laid the foundations of the political system of the USA. In its first government Washington included the leaders of warring political factions - Republican Thomas Jefferson and the federalist. Were adopted and began to be Hamilton developed a program to stabilize the financial and industrial the development of the country.

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