The accomplishments of General and President George Washington By Jonah Joyce-Vorce
George Washington gathers troops at Valley Forge. He is known for his accomplishments as an incredible military general in The Revolutionary War. Despite the cold and wet climate resulting in hundreds of patriots deaths, the 11,000 soldiers stationed there came out stronger, more loyal troops.
On November 25, 1783 the last of the British ships depart. George Washington marches across New York with his army, triumphantly proclaiming his victory. He is marching across New York because they were the last city to be held under British control relieving the citizens and showing they are safe.
This is a depiction of the presidential inauguration of George Washington. An unrivaled election led to George Washington's renowned achievements as the president of the United States. The oath of office was conducted by Robert R. Livingston, the Chancellor of New York.
George Washington writes a farewell address as his presidency comes to an end. He then releases it to the press and is reading it in this scene. This address cautions of the dangers that could befall the country. Many of these warnings are still relevant to present day political issues.
On December 14, 1799, the great George Washington passed away due to pneumonia. He was 67 and remembered as one of the greatest generals and presidents in American history.