George Washington Timeline

Timeline created by banj0
  • Little Bebby George Was Born!

    Little Bebby George Was Born!
    Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia• 9 brothers and sisters• Mother - Mary Ball • Father - Augustine Washington • Never went to school, college included
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    Before Army Life

  • Becomes surveyor for Culpeper County, Virginia

    Becomes surveyor for Culpeper County, Virginia
    Becomes surveyor for Culpeper County, Virginia
    (exact month and day not known... sooo its not jan. 25)
  • Moves to Barbados Virginia

    Moves to Barbados Virginia
    Washington, now 19 moves to Barbados, Virginia
    (exact month and day not known... sooo its not jan. 25)
  • Joins Army as Surveyor

    Joins Army as Surveyor
    Washington Joins Army as surveyor, Volunteers to take message to the French, becomes more and more important within Virginia in the French and Indian war
    (exact month and day not known... sooo its not jan. 25)
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    George's Start in the Military

  • SURRENDER ;__;

    Colonel Washington Forced to surrender Fort necessity
    (exact month and day not known... sooo its not jan. 25)
  • General Braddock Killed; George Retreats

    General Braddock Killed; George Retreats
    Washington joins with General Braddock, and are ambushed by French. When Braddock is killed, forced to lead retreat
    (exact month and day not known... sooo its not jan. 25)
  • Elected to be the delegate of the First Continental Congress

    Elected to be the delegate of the First Continental Congress
    Elected to be the delegate of the first Continental Congress
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    George Assumes command of troops in Virginia after Braddock dies.

    George Assumes command of troops in Virginia after Braddock dies.
    (exact month and day not known... sooo its not jan. 25)
  • George Gets Married!

    George Gets Married!
    George Marries Martha Dandridge Custis
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    After French and Indian War

  • Introduces Boycott Bill

    Introduces Boycott Bill
    Washington introduced a bill in the House of Burgesses calling for the boycott of all British goods (bill was written by George Mason) was written in response to the Townshed acts.
    (exact month and day not known... sooo its not jan. 25)
  • Elected to be the delegate of the Second Continental Congress

    Elected to be the delegate of the Second Continental Congress
    Elected to be the delegate of the Second Continental Congress
  • Elected General in Chief

    Elected General in Chief
    Elected General in Chief of the continental army
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    Revolutionary War

    • Commanded lots of battles throughout war:
    1. Battle of Long Island, August 27th, 1776
    2. Battle of Kip’s Bay, September 15th, 1776
    3. Battle of Harlem Heights, September 16th, 1776
    4. Battle of White Plains, October 28th, 1776
    5. Battle of Fort Washington, November 16th, 1776
    6. Battle of Trenton, December 26th, 1776
    7. Battle of the Assunpink Creek, January 2nd. '77
    8. Battle of Princeton, January 3rd, '77
    9. Battle of Germantown, October, 4th, '77
    10.Battle of White Marsh, December 5th, '78
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill, the British drive the Americans from Breed’s Hill.
  • Valley Forge ;__;

    Valley Forge ;__;
    Valley Forge-12,000+ soldiers trying to survive winter ending with almost 4000 men unfit for duty
  • Victory at Yorktown!

    Victory at Yorktown- Americans and French place a siege on British Yorktown and attack after days of waiting, forcing surrender of British troops- Final major battle of the War
  • Treaty Signed, END OF WAR! :D

    Treaty Signed, END OF WAR! :D
    Treaty of Paris signed, ended the Revolutionary War.
  • Elected President!

    Elected President!
    Elected First President (he refused to become another king)
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    After Revolutionary War

  • Dies D:

    Dies D:
    George died at Mount Vernon at the age of 67
  • MOAR INFO ABOUT GEORGE

    • Washington was given the nickname of “the American Fabius” in 1777, from the writings of Timothy Pickering, Fabius was a Roman general and politician noted for his military tactics
    • Washington had very crazy teeth, made of gold, silver, ivory, and even horse and donkey teeth! He didn’t speak quite as much as a result of this, so his words were well chosen. When he gave a speech to his men at the end of the war, on October 18th, 1783 in Newburg, N.Y., all soldiers couldn’t help but to cry.