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QUESTION : ANSWER : EXPLANATION
  • Where was George Washington born? : Virginia
    - George Washington was born in Virginia in 1732.

  • In which year was George Washington born? : 1732
    - George Washington was born in Virginia in 1732.

  • What was mainly grown on the large estates by George Washington's family? : Tobacco

  • At what age did Washington take over the family estates? : 20 years

  • During the war between England and France under whom did Washington serve? : General Braddock

  • Whom did George Washington marry? : A rich widow

  • The American War of Independence was between the Americans and the _______. : English

  • Which battle did Washington outfox the English and win? : Battle of Princeton
    - The Battle of Princeton was between the English and the Americans.

  • In which year did the "Boston Tea Party" take place? : 1773
    - Ships carrying tea arrived in the Boston harbor in 1773. Some Americans dressed up as Red Indians went on the ship and threw all the tea into the sea. This event has come to be known as the Boston Tea Party.

  • How many colonies joined together into a Congress in 1774 and agreed not to trade with England? : 13

  • Name the famous English commander who made his headquarters at Yorktown in Virginia. : General Cornwallis
    - General Cornwallis made his headquarters at Yorktown in Virginia. George Washington made friends with the French. The French attacked the English and General Cornwallis had to surrender. The war ended and peace was signed in 1783.

  • In which year did George Washington preside over a Conference at Philadelphia and frame a new constitution? : 1787
    - The new constitution was framed in 1787 when a Conference was held at Philadelphia over which George Washington presided.

  • Who was the leader of the Federalist Party? : Hamilton
    - There were two parties formed in the Congress. One party was called the Federalist Party, and they were lead by Hamilton. The other party was called the Republican Party, and they were lead by Jefferson.

  • Who was the leader of the "Republican Party"? : Jefferson
    - There were two parties formed in the Congress. One party was called the Federalist Party, and they were lead by Hamilton. The other party was called the Republican Party, and they were lead by Jefferson.

  • In which year was George Washington made the first President of the United States? : 1789
    - George Washington was made the first President of the United States of America in the year 1789 for a period of four years.

  • Each term as President of the United States consists of _______ years. : 4

  • For how many terms did Washington rule? : 2
    - Washington ruled for two terms or eight years.

  • For how many years did Washington rule? : 8
    - Washington ruled for eight years or two terms.

  • What nickname was George Washington given? : Father of His Country
    - George Washington (1789-1797) was the 1st US President and was nicknamed 'Father of His Country'.

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