COLONIST AND FARMER George Washington was a colonist. George Washington was a farmer. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/64/Junius_Brutus_ Stearns_-_George_Washington_as_Farmer_at_Mount_Vernon.jpg
MARTHA WASHINGTON George Washington was married. His wife was named Martha. George Washington was a husband. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4d/Martha-Washington-by-Andrews.jpg
MOUNT VERNON George and his wife Martha lived on a farm called Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon is in Virginia. Image taken by Jessica Horning
FREEDOM The colonists in the United States wanted freedom from England.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR The United States fought England in the Revolutionary War. They wanted to be an independent country. The Revolutionary war was from 1775- 1783.
SOLDIER George Washington was a soldier during the American Revolution. George Washington was a leader.
NEW COUNTRY The United States won the war with England. The United States became a country in 1776!
GEORGE WASHINGTON George Washington was the first president of the United States. He was president from 1789-1797. He is called the Father of Our Country.
WASHINGTON MONUMENT The Washington Monument is in Washington, D.C. It is very tall. Image taken by Jessica Horning
FAMOUS QUOTE “First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen.”
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