President’s Day: George Washington

Commemorating the Father of the Country. 

Originally celebrating George Washington’s birthday, and then Abe Lincoln’s Birthday, the federal government has declared the third Monday in February as President’s Day.  Here’s a nice biography of our first president. Read and answer these questions.

 

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?