domingo, 2 de outubro de 2011


Text written by scribe Valdemir Mota de Menezes

GEORGE WASHINGTON, born in 1732 and died in 1799, was born in Virginia (USA)
His life was dedicated to military arts and American expansion to the West, with only 16 years old, had already done survey. With 22 years had fought battles with Indians and French. Until 1759 took care of their land, then became a major character in the American Revolution. In 1789 George Washington becomes the first U.S. president, after fighting in the war that freed America from British rule osd.

He fought for the liberation of the United States of America was a colony of England. He always kept a concern for foreign affairs, but avoided getting involved in the war of England and France, maintaining an attitude of neutrality.

He commanded the Continental Forces in the war of Yorktown

Became famous for phrases that showed his longing for freedom and discipline:

"Freedom is a plant that grows quickly when takes root."

"Discipline is the soul of an army, makes great small contingent provides success to the weak, and esteem to everyone."

Americans today consider it a great icon of history.

The American struggle for independence had a strong influence in other European colonies in America, there is a sequence of revolutions and independence struggles that sparked the formation of multiple Latin American countries.

In the best style, George Washignton studied and worked to build the nation that would be one of the richest on the planet. Washington before joining the political career he had studied military science. This preparation helped in the struggle for independence.