Essay about Biography of George Washington

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George Washington an American Hero The Revolutionary War proved to be the most important experience in the transition of Washington's history. The war made George Washington, a man to be revered in history, and helped transform him into a symbol of a new republic and its principles. George Washington is the Founding Father of our nation. The American Revolution was a result of a series of social, political changes, within American society. Washington played an important political and military position in the American Revolution. The Revolution took place between 1765 and 1783. The existing Thirteen American Colonies broke free from the ruling British Empire and made an independent country. This country would be now forever known as the…show more content…
When he had rallied enough support he appeared before the Second Continental Congress in military uniform, the Army had prepared for action. Local Militias were responsible for the protection of individual colonies. The army did not fight on behalf of one colony, but for all of them. At the time, he assumed command there was no unified American country. Washington's first military goal If he was going to fight the professional British army was to train this newly created group into a well-trained efficient fighting force. Washington had to find a way to utilize the skills of his newly formed army to win the war. He needed a big victory that would make the British retreat and restore America's freedom. The British had the upper hand in battle; they were much better prepared for direct combat than the newly created American Army. The Americans could not match the skilled well-trained veterans and the British naval support. The British would defeat Washington's army in direct battle. He needed to devise methods to avoid a confrontation. Washington began some hand to hand conflicts at the beginning of the war, but only luck and timing saved his army from total annihilation. He marched his army up and down the eastern coast; taking on small battles he knew he could win to help the morale of the new army. Use of this battle strategy helped prepare them for upcoming battles. "The darkest time for Washington
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