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 U.S. President flag  George  WASHINGTON

  (b. 22 February 1732, Crown Colony of Virginia   d. 14 December 1799, Virginia, USA )  
Summary: George WASHINGTON was born 22 February 1732 in , Crown Colony of Virginia. George WASHINGTON was the child of Augustine WASHINGTON and Mary BALL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Lawrence WASHINGTON and Mildred WARNER

George WASHINGTON died 14 December 1799 in , Virginia, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States


Notes:
Born at Pope's Creek, Westmoreland, Virginia


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Did You Know?The state of Virginia was named after England's Queen Elizabeth I. In the early 1600's, all of North America that was not Spanish or French was then called 'Virginia' in honor of 'The Virgin Queen,' and the earliest English colonial expeditions were sent by the Virginia Company of London. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1788 - Crown Colony of Virginia
June 25, 1788 - Virginia becomes 10th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? March 3, 1820 - Missouri Compromise: In an effort to maintain the balance between free and slave states, Maine (formerly part of Massachusetts) is admitted as a free state so that Missouri can be admitted as a slave state; except for Missouri, slavery is prohibited in the Louisiana Purchase lands north of latitude 36°30".

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World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.


World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

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USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...


USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...


USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

historyorb.com - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

historyorb.com - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...


USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
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USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

News 1776 - Virginian Thomas Jefferson wrote Declaration of Independence; Virginia adopted first constitution; declared its independence


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USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...


USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
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USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...


USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...


USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...


News 1788 - Virginia became 10th U. S. state


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USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
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USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the...Read MORE...


USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...


USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy


Death
14 December 1799
, Virginia, USA

Died at Mount Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia

George is buried at: Mount Vernon Estate * Mount Vernon Fairfax County Virginia, USA Plot: Original tomb, not far from final gravesite
Name: George Washington
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1799
Event Place: Mount Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 22 Feb 1732
Death Date: 14 Dec 1799
Affiliate Record Identifier: 1075
Cemetery: Mount Vernon Estate

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVM-MQKV : accessed 28 June 2015), George Washington, 1799; Burial, Mount Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America, Mount Vernon Estate; citing record ID 1075, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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