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5 Things Everyone Should Know about George Washington

 

  • He learned how to fight and how to beat the British while fighting alongside them in the French and Indian War.
  • His crossing the Delaware and courage at Valley Forge kept his army intact and the national spirit alive.
  • His presence alone assured civility and intelligence at the Constitutional Convention.
  • He was elected unanimously—twice—a feat never equaled.
  • He knew when enough was enough, issuing the Neutrality Proclamation, keeping the United States out of the 1793 war involving most of the European powers.

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