the Revolutionary War, served as president of the
Constitutional Convention, and was the first president of
the United States. He is quite possibly the most famous of
all the Founding Fathers.
He was larger than life, a true hero to many Americans, even
his fellow Founding Fathers. He was a war hero and a great
president and much more! Read all about the most famous of
the early Americans.
Washington and the Crossing of the
George Washington's crossing of the ice-filled Delaware
River, from Pennsylvania to New Jersey in the dead of night
on Christmas, was a desparate gamble that paid off, the kind
of victory that energized the American army and the American
people. Read more about it.
The History of the Presidential Election EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.