On this day in History, Washington unanimously elected by Electoral College to first and second terms on Feb 04, 1789. Learn more about what happened today on History.
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Just as her husband realized that his every action might set a precedent for future presidents, so was Martha aware that her behavior as first lady would become the template for the wives of future ch
On the morning of the April 30th, George Washington dressed in a suit of brown broadcloth spun in Hartford, with buttons displaying an eagle with wings spread.
Unanimously elected President of the United States twice, George Washington played an essential part in shaping the role and function of the President of the United States.