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George Washington

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George Washington was the very first president of the United States and has a profound impact on history. In this video, students will learn all about him and the impact he had on the world.

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Runtime: 7 minutes 11 seconds

Digital collage. Portrait of George Washington next to a map of the U, S with some eastern states shaded purple. Thought bubble reads, "I'm the president and I set lots of precedents!" Caption. As our first president, he established many precedents.
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