John Hanson The First President

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The journal "John Hanson: First President of the United States" by Art Richardson, reveals John Hanson’s life and his contribution for the United States while he became the first president. The journal pointed out his success which is by making a peace treaty with the British in order to end the Revolutionary War. During the time, he played an important role by having all thirteen delegates accept his unanimous agreement in less than a year which is now called the Article of Confederation. With the help of George Washington, Hanson was able to name the country the United States of America. He also made Thanksgiving become a tradition which happens every year and is now a holiday. Although Hanson died by ending his own life, he was an important

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