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Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents: George Washington

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Everyone knows George Washington as the hero of the American Revolution and first President of the U.S. But there’s more to discover about this towering figure of American History. This animated biography provides a historical perspective of one of America's founding fathers. Part of Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents Series.

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Runtime: 16 minutes 2 seconds

Painting. Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware showing Washington in a rowboat with several men. He's looking out ahead across the water with an American flag waving in the wind behind him. Caption. That was the leader I was willing to be.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 1
16 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon. A gray-haired man wearing formal colonial clothing holds up a finger, pointing at an actual portrait painting of President John Adams. Caption. I played an important role in the American Revolution.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 2
17 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Black and white illustration of Jefferson and 4 others gathered around a small table looking at a handwritten document. Caption. And they chose me to write a Declaration of Independence.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 3
20 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon. Actual image of the top of the Emancipation Proclamation in color, showing a portrait of Lincoln with a laurel leaf border and 2 American flags waving in the breeze. Caption. January 1, 1863, I sent out the Emancipation Proclamation.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 4
20 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6

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    Lisa B. (Worcester, MA)
    March 23rd, 2017 at 02:11 PM

    13 year old with Autism really appreciates the humor used in this series.