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Washington, George
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(Feb 22, 1732, Wakefield, VA – Dec 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States of America and recognized as the “Father of his country.” He served as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and was instrumental in gaining independence for the 13 American colonies. Washington made invaluable contributions to the creation of the American Constitution and the establishment of the United States federal government. Washington was a member a…

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Davis, Derek H., “Washington, George”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124070>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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