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George WASHINGTON

(1732-1799)

He was the first President of the United States, (1789-1797)
Succeeded by John Adams.

(Updated on 26/01/2015)


 

 


Biography - Listening -
Activities
- Lesson plans - Stories - Songs - Videos



Related pages :

US PRESIDENTS - US History - The Colonial Period






Biography :

 

  • George Washington: Father of Our Country (pocanticohills.org)
    Timeline of George Washington's Life
    Timeline Quiz
    Activities
    Glossary of important words about George
    Did you know?
    Family Possessions
    Vote for your favorite President
    Pictures of George Washington
    Rules for Civility and Decent Behavior
    More information about George's life
    For Teachers
    Children's Books and Videos about George
    American Revolution for Kids
  • Presidents' Day - An Educational Virtual Museum for Primary Students (score.rims.k12.ca.us)
    + Activities + President's Day Literature

 

  • George Washington (history.org)
    Biography - Inaugural Addresses -
    Listen to a Behind the Scenes Interview: Being George Washington. - with transcript

 

 

 

  • George Washington (Wikipedia)
    1 Early life
    2 French and Indian War (Seven Years War)
    3 Between the wars
    4 American Revolution
    5 Presidency: 1789-1797
    5.1 Domestic issues 5.2 Foreign affairs 5.3 Supreme Court appointments 5.4 Farewell Address
    6 Retirement and death
    7 Legacy
    7.1 Monuments and memorials 7.2 Washington and slavery
    8 Religious beliefs
    9 Personal life...

Listening :

  • George Washington: President, Man, Myth - Text + Audio
    “First in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen.”
    That was how one of George Washington’s friends and fellow soldiers described him at his funeral.
    He left a long list of accomplishments. Even today, George Washington remains one of the most important people in U.S. history."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • George Washington - Father of Our Country (beaconlearningcenter.com)

 

  • Happy Birthday Mr. President
    "Learn about George Washington's birthday and how it became known as Presidents' Day."
    (beaconlearningcenter.com)

 

  • George Washington - Listen to a Behind the Scenes Interview: Being George Washington. - with transcript
    (history.org)

 

 

Activities :

  • George Washington : A National Treasure - The Patriot Papers (georgewashington.si.edu)
    "Explore puzzles, quizzes and fun historical features to learn about the life and times of George Washington."
  • Presidents' Day - An Educational Virtual Museum for Primary Students (score.rims.k12.ca.us)
    Activities

 

 

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