Test YOUR Knowledge
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1. George Washington was president for two terms.
How many years would this be?
2. George Washington was very smart; however, he
realized he couldn't run the country all by himself
so he got help from whom?
3. The story about Washington chopping down his
father's cherry tree isn't true. Why do you think
people created stories such as this that weren't
true about George Washington?
4. George Washington was the first president and
only president not to live in the White House.
Why did he never have the chance to live there?
5. Since George Washington was the first president
of the United States, he set many precedents.
What is a precedent?
6. Most People have seen the famous painting,
"Washington Crossing the Delaware". This
painting was painted several years after the
actual event. Why does this event during the
Revolutionary War demonstrate Washington's
intelligence as a military leader?
7. If you ever get a chance to see the Washington
Monument, you will notice that color of the stone
has changed part of the way up. Why do you
think this happened?
8. Washington D. C. is not located in any particular
9. Many people were upset when Washington
refused to serve as president for a third time.
What was the reason he refused such an honor?
10. Why is George Washington so famous?
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