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- President of the United States of America : Head of state and government of the United States of America; elected through an electoral college and responsible for appointing Federal judges and senior officials of the executive branch, subject to Senate confirmation
- U.S. History : The history of the United States from the colonial era to the present.
- American Revolution : The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789.
- Mount Vernon : Add brief definition or description
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- Washington's Farewell Address : Add brief definition or description
- George III : King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760-1820, between George II and George IV.
- French and Indian War : (1754-1763) The American extension of the European conflict known as the Seven Years' War.
- Continental Congress : Add brief definition or description
- Continental Army : National army of the American Revolutionary War, formed by the Second Continental Congress, under George Washington's command.
- Treaty of Paris : Add brief definition or description
- Jay Treaty : Treaty between U.S. and Britain, ratified 1795, which settled numerous commercial and other issues left over from the American Revolution.
Events of Washington's presidency
- Judiciary Act of 1790 : Add brief definition or description
- Bill of Rights : Add brief definition or description
- Assumption Bill of 1790 : Add brief definition or description
- Residency Act of 1790 : Add brief definition or description
- Proclamation of 1790 : Add brief definition or description
- Whiskey Rebellion : A rural uprising in the western counties of Pennsylvania in 1794 in response to a federally imposed excise tax placed on liquor.
U.S. Founding Fathers
- John Adams : (1735-1826) An American Founding Father, diplomat, and the second President of the United States from 1797-1801.
- Thomas Jefferson : (1743-1826) Third President of the United States; author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; father of the University of Virginia
- James Madison : (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836), An American politician, political theorist, Secretary of State, fourth President of the United States of America (1809–1817) and one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.
- Alexander Hamilton : (1757-1804) American politician, financier and political theorist who authored the Federalist Papers.
- Benjamin Franklin : 1706-1790, American statesman and scientist, based in Philadelphia.
- : (1745-1829) one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the nation's first Chief Justice.