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Looking to learn about George Washington? Look no further! This page contains secondary sources on the Revolutionary War, the founding of America, slavery, the Constitution, and much more.

The Constitution

The Constitution

Washington served as president of the Constitutional Convention, leading state delegates in replacing the Articles of Confederation. Discover the conversations - and difficulties - involved with doing so.

Creating the Constitution
The Presidency

The Presidency

Washington was chosen as the first president of the United States and served for eight years. Read more about Washington's achievements, struggles, and legacies.

President Washington
Women in the 18th Century

Women in the 18th Century

Many different women lived and labored at Mount Vernon in the eighteenth century. Click the link to learn more about these women, and the primary sources we use to tell their history.

Women's History

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