George Washington's Failure

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According to the Department of the Army, (2005)
On September 24, 1783 several weeks after signing a peace treaty to formally ended the war, Congress directed the reduction of forces, Congress directed him to maintain what forces were needed in New York against the British, once the British left New York, only one infantry regiment and a battalion of artillery was retained. (Department of the Army, 2005) Also in 1783, with a peace treaty signed between U.S. and Britain, George Washington, felt that he had served his duty, resigned his command of the army and returned home to Mount Vernon, wanting to resume his life as a farmer and family man. However, in 1787, he was asked to attend the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and head the
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