Presidential Facts about George Washington
George Washington - 1st President of the United States serving 2 terms, from 1789 to 1797.
Vice President - John Adams
Born - February 22,1732
Died - December 14, 1799
First Lady - Martha Dandridge Custis Washington
Party - Federalist
George Washington is from Virginia.
George Washington Genealogy
The Papers of George Washington
Primary source documents from the University of Virginia
George Washington Famous Quotes
From Revolutionary-War-and-Beyond.com. The site offers helo to cite quotes using MLA format.
Patriotic Quotes: George Washington
From USA-Patriotism.com. The site claims to be non-political and interested in promoting patriotism through love and pride of America's citizens.
From BIO.classroom for middle and high school students.
George Washington paper at the Library of Congress
From The Library of Congress
George Washington Timeline
From Mount Vernon.org. A helpful tool for students completing biographical reports or projects.
Biography about George Washington
Specifically written for kids.
George Washington's 110 Rules of Civility
From Washington Publishers.com. According tot he website, when George Washington was fourteen-years-old he was given a list of "110 rules"--rules to live by, Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior.
George Washington's Tomb
Located on the Mount Vernon estate in Alexandria, Virginia. The original burial vault was falling apart, so a brick tomb was built to replace it. Washington and his wife and other family members are buried with him.
Portraits of the President: George Washington
From the National Portrait Gallery
President George Washington's First Inaugural Speech (1789)
Although not required by the Constitution, George Washington presented the first Presidential inaugural address on April 30, 1789. From the National Archives
American President George Washington (1732 - 1799)
From the Miller Center at the University of Virginia. Information and critical essays involving the man who could have been a king but refused a crown and saved a republic.
George Washington's Mount Vernon
George Washington called Mount Vernon home for more than 40 years. Visitors are given docent guided tours of the Mansion. There are more than a dozen original structures, Washington's Tomb, and nearly 50 acres of the plantation visitors can tour on their own. The estate has a working blacksmith shop and the Pioneer Farm, a 4-acre demonstration farm with a reconstructed slave cabin and 16-sided treading barn. Mount Vernon claims to be the most popular historic estate in the United States.
Historic Kenmore Plantation
From the George Washington Foundation, Kenmore Plantation, was built by Gerge Washington's sister Betty and her husband. George Washington spent a lot of time visiting the Frederiskburg area and the plantation. The Georgian-style, brick mansion reflects the pre-Revolutionary-War wealth and status of the Washingtons. Re-enactors are on hand one Saturday of each month for those interested in meeting the first President in person.
George Washington's Ferry Farm
Run by the George Washington Foudation, Ferry Farm, is known at George Washington's childhood home. Archeological excavation continues to this day. Camps and field trips are held for children throughout the year.
George Washington Quotes
From Brainy Quote.com. No report of the first President would be complete without a quote.
Ten Key Facts About George Washington
George Washington Craft
DLTK's Crafts for Kids. This is a fun and easy color, cut and paste craft that uses a toilet paper roll as a base to give the finished craft a three dimensional effect.
The Health and Medical History of President George Washington
Although Washington was physically strong, he was not the indomitable human force that popular history paints. He was often sick, particularly with infections. These were serious infections, many of them life-threatening.
George Washington Themes
From A to Z teacher Stuff
From Garden of Praise: free educational materials.
President George Washington Learning Games and Activities for Kids
Stories, Color Pages, Biography, Trivia, Puzzles, Word Search, Timeline & Book Reviews. From Apples4theteacher.com
Washington Cake Adapted from The Ladies' New Book of Cookery: Practical System for Private Families in Town and Country by Sarah Josepha Hale. New York: H.Long & Brothers, 1852. Web link will take you to an alphabetical listing of historic recipes. Just scroll down to the Washington Cake entry.
Washington's Inaugural Address
From the National Archives, this page includes links to both a transcription and digital images of the original speech.
George Washington: First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of His Countrymen
For grades 9-12, from the Library of Congress
From White House.gov
Presidents: Life Portraits (George Washington)
A Site to Complement C-SPAN's 20th Anniversary Television Series, American Presidents: Life Portraits
Mount Vernon Virtual Tour
Take a virtual tour of Mount Vernon, Virginia, George Washington's home
Key Facts and Curious Truths about George Washington
Valley Forge and George Washington
Learn the story of Valley Forge and about George Washington's unmatched leadership abilities.
Meet George Washington
From the Library of Congress
George Washington Lives - on the Internet
From Education World.com
George Washington in Williamsburg
From the official Colonial Williamsburg site, History.org
George Washington Smithsonian Resources
Designed to enhance history and social studies curricula, these activities and lesson plans will introduce your students to some of the events and issues that shaped George Washington's life.
George Washington Birthplace National Monument
From the National Park service. Website includes teacher and student resources as well as history and little know facts about the area.
Longfellow National Historic Site
Longfellow National Historic Site is the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the world's foremost 19th century poets. The house also served as headquarters for General George Washington during the Siege of Boston, July 1775 - April 1776.The website offers historical information about the park for those who cannot visit in person.
The most prominent, as well as one of the older, attractions in Washington, D.C. It was built in honor of George Washington, who led the country to independence, and then became its first President. The Monument is shaped like an Egyptian obelisk, 555' 5/8" high, and averages 30 to 40 miles visibility in clear weather. It was finished on December 6, 1884. Tickets are required to visit the interior of the Washington Monument.
George Washington Resources
A teacher resource guide to studying George Washington and his impact on the formation of the United States.