George Washington Timeline


George Washington Timeline. A lifetime of events for the First American President and Founding Father, both private and public. From his birth on February 22, 1732 in Popes Creek Virginia to his death on December 14, 1799. Washington was buried at Mount Vernon, Virginia.


George Washington Timeline of Events

1732
George Washington was Born February 22nd

1748
Joins a surveying expedition to Shenandoah

1749
Washington is appointed county surveyor

1751
Visits Barbados

1752
Half-Brother Lawrence dies
Receives commission in the Virginia militia

1753
Washington delivers ultimatum to the French at fort Le Boeuf

1754
The French and Indian War begins
Attacks French party near Fort Duaquessne
Capitulates at Fort Necessity

1755
Washington Serves as aide to general Braddock
Washington is appointed commander in chief of the militia

1758
French abandon Ohio Valley
Washington is elected to the House of Burgesses
Washington Resigns commission in Virgina militia

1759
Washington Marries Martha Custis
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1761
Washington inherits Mount Vernon

1763
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Treaty of Paris

1765
Stamp Act

1767
Townshend Acts

1768
Massachusetts circular Letter
Washington Becomes a justice of Fairfax County

1769
House of Burgess is dissolved

1770
Boston Massacre
Washington Secures Ohio valley Lands for veterans of French and Indian War

1773
Boston Tea Party

1774
Intolerable Acts
First Continental Congress
Washington Becomes delegate to First Continental Congress

1775
Lexington and Concord
Battle at Bunker Hill
Second Continental Congress
Washington Becomes a delegate to the Second Continental Congress
Washington is elected Commander in chief of Army

1776
British evacuate Boston
Lee Resolution
Declaration of independence
Siege of Boston
Loses N.Y. in battles of Long Island and White plains
Washington retreats through New Jersey
Washington Takes Trenton

1777
Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga
Articles of confederation is ratified
Washington Receives surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown

1783
Treaty of Paris
Washington Bids farewell to officers
Washington resigns commission as Commander in Chief of Army

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1787
Constitutional Convention
Washington is Elected president of the Constitutional Convention

1788
The U.S. Constitution is Ratified

1789
French Revolution

George Washington elected President
and delivered his Inaugural Address on April 30th

1790
The Capital is moved to Philadelphia
Emergence of rival parties
Washington signs the assumption bill

1791

The Bill of Rights is Adopted
The District of Columbia is established
Washngton Signs the National Bank Charter
Washington Approves excise tax

1792
President Washington is Re-Elected President of the United States

1793
Thomas Jefferson resigns as Secretary of State
Washington issues Neutrality Proclamation
Demands recall of Gehnt

1794
Jay's Treaty signed in London
Washington Supresses the Whisky Rebellion

1795
Alexander Hamilton resigns from Washington's cabinet
Pinckneys's Treaty signed in Madrid
Washington Reorganizes cabinet

1796
John Adams elected the 2nd U.S. President
George Washington Farewell Address is published

1797
Washington Retires to Mount Vernon

1798
Undeclared naval war with France
Washington is appointed commander of provisional army

1799
George Washington Died on December 14




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