1732: George Washington is born in Westmoreland County, Virginia to Augustine Washington and his second wife Mary Ball
"Tears of Joy"
1753: Virginia Governor Robert Dinwiddie sends Major George Washington to the Ohio Valley to deliver a message to the French, demanding that they leave the area. A few months later, Major Washington and 150 soldiers to the Ohio Valley to fight for Virginia’s claim of the land.
YOUR A HERO!
1759: On January 6, 1759, George Washington married Martha Dandridge Custis.
Lets make this country great!
1775: The newly formed Congress appointed George Washington to be the commander of the Continental Army.
1783: Following the end of the American Revolution, Washington addressed Congress on December 23 in Annapolis and resigned his commission. Through this action, Washington gave the power back to the people and was declared a hero around the world.
1789: George Washington is unanimously elected as first President of the United States