George Washington

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George Washington by Mind Map: George Washington

1. First President of the United States of America.

1.1. Unanimously elected and served from 1789 to 1797

1.2. January 8, 1790, delivered to Congress the first State of Union address in American history .

1.3. Filled the entire body of United States federal judges with his selections, including the Supreme Court.

2. Born February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, died December 14, 1799  in Mount Vernon, Virginia.

2.1. Was homeschooled and finished his formal schooling at age 15.

2.2. Became a successful surveyor.

2.3. His home was an 8,000 acre property called Mount Vernon

3. Commander in Chief, Continental Army. July 3, 1775.

3.1. Led the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

3.2. Washington's victory at Yorktown in 1781 effectively ended the Revolutionary War.

3.3. Washington crossing the Delaware River to attack Hessian troops was a significant victory that improved the moral of the Continental Army.