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George Washington

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Divides Washington's life into four parts. Explores his childhood in Virginia and success as a teenaged surveyor. Discusses his life as a soldier and a farmer, both which prepared him to become the leader of the American Revolution. Reflects on his two terms as the first American president. Washington died in 1799, honored by the capital city that bears his name. Video quiz.

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Runtime: 18 minutes 27 seconds

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    Sara C. (Bloomsburg, PA)
    February 27th, 2015 at 04:25 PM

    I showed this to a class of D/HH students and they really enjoyed the video and learned so much. They were excited to watch the video and discussed many interesting facts they learned afterwards.