George Washington

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What was George Washington's home state?

Virginia

Pennsylvania

Massachusetts

Maryland

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What kind of tree did George Washington cut as a child, according to the story?

Cherry

Apple

Pear

Olive

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In what war was Washington involved as a British colonial army officer?

French & Indian War

Pontiac's Rebellion

King George's War

Queen Anne's War

The war pitted the British colonies against the French, each side being supported by various Native American tribes.

#4  Location  50 seconds

Where is the Independence Hall, where Washington was elected as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army?

This is also the location where the declaration of independence, and the constitution, was debated and adopted.

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What small but pivotal victory was won by the Continental Army against Hessian auxiliaries in December, 1776?

Battle of Trenton

Battle of Lexington

Battle of Princeton

Battles of Saratoga

The battle significantly boosted the Continental Army's waning morale, and inspired re-enlistments.

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

What successful Revolutionary War campaign led directly to the end of the war?

Yorktown campaign

Philadelphia campaign

New York and New Jersey campaign

Boston campaign

General Charles Earl Cornwallis surrendered after the Siege of Yorktown in 1781.

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

Which was a severe health issue for George Washington?

Tooth decay

Addison's disease

Lead poisoning

Polio

Washington’s teeth began to fall out before he reached the age of thirty, and he eventually lost them all.

#8  Location  50 seconds

Where is Washington's estate, Mount Vernon?

Mount Vernon was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

What was the cumulative total of slaves controlled by Washington during his lifetime?

577

124

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1

During his life, Washington became increasingly uneasy with slavery.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

Who succeeded George Washington as the president of the United States?

John Adams

Thomas Jefferson

Benjamin Franklin

Alexander Hamilton

John Adams was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
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