George Washington was the first president of the United States. In 1789, he became the president. Washington did not go to school. He worked on the farm. Later, he was taught math and reading. Washington’s father died when George was eleven years old.
In 1755, George Washington led the army during a war. During the French and Indian War, George was shot four times. He lived. For many years, George would work for the army. In 1758, George stopped working for the army. He went back to farming.
In 1763, George grew angry with Britain. The British were making the colonists pay taxes. Leaders met in Philadelphia and George came. He wanted to go back to war with Great Britain. Then he became the Major General of the army. After fighting the Revolutionary War, George Washington became the president of the United States.
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When did George Washington become president?
What role was Washington given in the army?
What did George Washington do as a child?
He went to school.
He worked on a farm.
He taught his friends math.
He fought in a war.
Where did George go to meet with the leaders?
New York City.
What war did George Washington fight in before being president?
French and Indian War.
Why did George Washington get angry at the British?
Because he wanted to farm.
Because the British were taking furs from the colonists.
Because the British were taxing the colonists.
Because his father died.
When did George Washington's father die?
After he became president.
When he was a child.
What did George Washington want at the meeting with the leaders?
To go to war with Britain.
To farm on British land.
To make Britain give them money.
To become a British soldier.
When did George Washington stop working and go back to farming?
Was George Washington injured during the war?
He was shot and killed during the war.
He was shot four times, but he lived.
He was not shot.
He was shot once.