Meet George Washington

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By Dr Charles Margerison

George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was tall and strong and respected by his friends and colleagues as a good leader. Discover what inspired him and get to know his great story.  As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage of the American colonies and he didn't like it. When the colonies declared their independence, George was chosen to lead their army as its general. When the colonies finally won their freedom, George was elected to lead the great new nation as its first president.

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