A quick overview of the unanimous electoral contest of 1788-1789 bringing George Washington into the presidency.
We cannot tell a lie! Here's everything you need to know about our first president, George Washington, in just 60 seconds.
George Washington was already a war hero when he became the overwhelming choice as the new country's first president. Six important events and his vision of a democracy helped shape the way government is today.
On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States.
Washington Crossing the Delaware is one of the most recoginizable images in the history of American art. You might be surprised, however, to learn that it was not painted by an American artist at work in the United States, but was instead completed by Emanuel Leutze.
George Washington's false teeth were not wooden, as you may have heard. They were actually made from a variety of materials, including human teeth.
Go beyond the stereotypes and learn more about the life of Martha Washington. From mother to First Lady, learn about her many important roles.
George Washington's wife
President from 1789-1797. The story of George Washington's up bringing and early years before becoming the first President of the United States of America.