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George Washington

George Washington

George Washington (February 11, 1731 - December 14, 1799) served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and as the commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783. Because of his significant role in the revolution and in the formation of the United States, he is often revered by Americans as the "Father of Our Country".

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 11 Feb 1731
  • Death Date: 14 Dec 1799
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Annual Message to Congress, January 8, 1790
George Washington's first Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1790
George Washington's second Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, October 25, 1791
George Washington's third Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, November 6, 1792
George Washington's fourth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1793
George Washington's fifth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, November 19, 1794
George Washington's sixth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1795
George Washington's seventh Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 7, 1796
George Washington's eighth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
George Washington Prevents the Revolt of his Officers, March 15, 1783
George Washington addresses the officers a Newburgh in an attempt to prevent a possible uprising.
Farewell Address, September 19, 1796
George Washington's Farewell Address was written to "The People of the United States" near the end of his second term as President of the United States and before his retirement to Mount Vernon.
First Inaugural Address, New York, April 30, 1789
George Washington's first inaugural address delivered at Federal Hall in New York City, April 30, 1789.