George Washington

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Noun1.George Washington - 1st President of the United StatesGeorge Washington - 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
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Every American presidential campaign is contemplated, all the way back to the time of founding President George Washington (who had to oversee a divisive political quarrel between Alexander Hamilton's Federalists and Thomas Jefferson's Republicans).
Administration to justify the continuation of the National Emergency stated in Executive Order 13067 -- NOTHING can describe it better- than the words of the first American President George Washington, who once said: "It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
In 1789 President George Washington rewarded his courage by appointing him as the first Treasurer of the United States.
Martha Washington, the wife of first president George Washington, was on $1 notes in the 1880s and 1890s.
In 1790, President George Washington signed the first United States Patent Act.
Two hundred twenty years ago on February 23, the Navy Supply Corps took root in history when President George Washington appointed Tench Francis, Jr.
President George Washington checked out two library books 225 years ago and never returned them.
Another former American statesman, President George Washington, lamented that: "The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be on a nation that disregards the eternal rule of order and rights which heaven itself had ordained.
observed on the third Monday of February, honors the nation's founding father and first President George Washington.
Anne Bailey, Newarthill, Motherwell A Born in Texas and a distant cousin of US president George Washington, he began on Broadway before his breakthrough film in 1945, Mildred Pierce, playing Joan Crawford's sleazy love interest.
President George Washington declared the day a holiday in 1789.
Lying immediately adjacent to the 800-year-old hall - the ancestral home of first American president George Washington - the Mead may prove to be of archaeological importance.