Characteristics Of George Washington

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George Washington: The Father of This Country A leader. Honorable. Loving. Those are all the traits of a great father. George Washington also had these traits, which is why he made a great father to this country, even through hard times. Just has a father plays a pivotal role in the building of our life so did George Washington for this country. George Washington played a pivotal role in the establishment of the United States by leading the people and by becoming the first president of the U.S. George Washington's Start in Leadership The start to his role in the establishment of this country starts before we were even the united states. It begins at the pre-revolutionary war. Washington joined the British army in 1752 as a Major, to fight in the French and Indian war, which is also known as the seven-year war. Major Washington had success on a mission to deliver a letter to the French commander. Because of his success, the governor promoted him to Lieutenant Colonel on March 14th,1754. Washington fought in the war for four years and by the end of the four years he was promoted to colonel. This brave man distinguished himself as a soldier and an officer of the Virginia militia. During his years fighting with the British militia, Mr. Washington resented the British officers for their attitudes and ignorance to the conditions of colonial warfare. At the end of the war, he resigned and returned home to Mount Vernon. This was just the tip of the iceberg to what George
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