Technology take over Essay

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September 22, 1732-December 14, 1799

Mount Vernon
- Born in Virginia, live with his brother in Barbados for 4 months, only country ever visited outside America
- Trained as a surveyor, joined Virginia at age 20 in Hopes to become an british officer.
- Successful as an officer during french and Indian War but never became british officer because british felt their officer better than colonial officers.
-Washington was appointed commander and Chief
-Help defeat the french and became national hero

Politics And Military

Member of Virginia Legislators
Critic of British policies toward colonies
Delegate from Virginia at first continental congress
At second Continental Congress was appointed as Major General and Commander and Chief of an Continental Army
Defeated British Army and ended war at Yorktown in 1783, retired with intention to spend rest of life at Mount Vernon

Designing A new Country

-Articles of Confederation not working supported national meeting to change or revise Articles
-Sent as Virginia’s delegate, picked as chairman of convention, constitution created
-Unanimously elected by Electoral college as President with John Adams as Vice President
-Moved the Capital from New York to Philadelphia
-Later moved to new site on the Potomac River that became known as Washington City D.C.

President of the United States of America

-First order of business-add a bill of rights to the constitution
-dealt with foreign policy by declaring America as neutral in war between France and England
-Political parties, opposed to division, Whiskey Rebellion, feared foreign alliances
- Ran Unopposed for second term
-Jay Treaty, returned briefly as Commander in-chief

Politics And Military

Member of Virginia Legislators
Critic of British policies toward colonies
Delegate from Virginia at first continental congress
At second Continental Congress was appointed as Major General and Commander and Chief of an Continental Army
Defeated British Army and ended war at Yorktown in 1783, retired with intention to spend rest of life at Mount Vernon…