Daily Briefing: February 22

Actor David Morse played George Washington in the HBO series John Adams.

George Washington’s Birthday

On this day in 1732, George Washington was born. Here’s a nice biography of our first president. Read and answer these questions:

  1. What was his life like before the American Revolution?
  2. What role did he play in American independence?
  3. How was he instrumental in the framing of the Constitution?
  4. What was unique about his presidency?