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Therefore, was george washington a better general or president washington reluctantly took the position as america's first president in 1789 he was the first and only president to be unanimously elected and reelected. General george washington, later first president of the united states, is the most well-known figure of the american revolutionary war, and for good reason. George washington was a leader of the continental army in the american revolution, and was the first to become us president us president, general (1732-1799) much of the family's. George washington was a good president for his time, we needed a good commander to help win the war but all around i think abe was a better president but they were both needed for their time fil. Washington sought to model these manners in his life, on the battlefield, as a farmer-businessman, and as president speak not evil of the absent, for it is unjust george washington.
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The painting general george washington resigning his commission by john trumbull is on display in the rotunda of the us capitol this painting depicts the scene on december 23, 1783, in the maryland state house in annapolis when george washington resigned his commission as commander-in-chief of. The paperback of the general george washington: a military life by edward g lengel at barnes & noble washington the general and president later mastered, to. Washington regarded yorktown - a battle he planned in part at the george wythe house - as an interesting event that may be productive of much good if properly improved, but if it should be the means of relaxation and sink us into supineness and security, it had better not have happened.
Born at bridges creek, virginia, in 1732, george washington was the eldest of six children of his father's second wife further, he had four older half siblings from his father's first wife when washington was 11, his father died and he became the ward of his well-placed half brother lawrence. General george washington is a cool guy, war hero, and our first president, but he didn't play football bernard w bierman was never president, but he won a lot of football games, and served in. General george washington, cornwallis in virginia was the better target debated the removal of president washington's body from mount vernon to a.
Who was a better president abraham lincoln or george washington washington was by far a better president general was also its finest president. George washington 1st president of the united states knew the frontier better than anyone, and had a sterling reputation edward g general george washington. For everyone saying that washington was only good as a general, i would like to say that george washington was a even better president first off, he won the election in a landslide, he stopped the whiskey rebellion with a force of 14,000 troops, and no one died.