gorge washington

  • Birth

  • Period: to

    gorge washington

  • Commissioned a lieutenant colonel

    He fought the first skirmishes of what grew into the French and Indian War.
  • Cecame Comander and Chief

  • surrender of Yorktown

    With the aid of French allies--he forced the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.
  • reitered

    retire to his fields at Mount Vernon. But he soon realized that the Nation under its Articles of Confederation was not functioning well, so he became a prime mover in the steps leading to the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia
  • Became 1st president of the united states

    stood on the balcony of federal hall and took oath of the first president of the united states
  • Death

    from infection in throat