General Washington / Revolutionary War (Some of the advantages the…
General Washington / Revolutionary War
Born at Pope's Creek on February 22, 1732
Before he was in the military, he was a surveyor
He was an Anglican Christian
He was on the colonist side because he thought the British were being unfair
He did not throw a silver dollar across the Patomac
Died December 14, 1799 at Mount Vernon
Had no kids, but had 2 stepkids
Was the war general for the Revolutionary War.
Started the French and Indian War
Did not live in the White House during presidency
He did not have a middle name
Wanted to join the Royal Navy but his mom said no.
He was a great dancer
He was 6 foot 2 inches
He loved cream of peanut soup, mashed sweet potatoes with coconut, and string beans with mushrooms
He loved dogs
He never lived in Washington D.C
Taxes were one of the reasons the Revolutionary War was started. The king was taxing everything and the Patriots were mad because they had no say in it.
Another reason was because they had no representation in government. They had no say.
The king was imposing very strict rules on the trade market.
A very important event in the War is the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was a testimony against the rules the king made and it was also a plea for Independence.
Another important event was the Treaty of Paris. It was where the Americans and the British finally became friends.
The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the beginning of the war. It was the first battle between the British and the Americans.
Some of the advantages the Patriots had were knowledge of the land.