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  • George Washington was born at Bridges Creek in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on February 22, 1732.
  • His father died when he was eleven years old, and the boy spent the next few years living in different households throughout Virginia.
  • He lived with his mother near Fredericksburg, with relatives in Westmoreland, and with his half brother in Mount Vernon.
  • Formal Education. The father of Washington received his education at Appleby School in England, and, true to his alma mater.
  • he sent his two elder sons to the same school. His death when George was eleven prevented this son from having the same advantage, and such education as he had was obtained in Virginia.
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  • The Electoral College chose Washington unanimously.
  • John Adams was again elected vice-president as the runner-up, this time getting the vote of a majority of electors.
  • George Clinton won the votes of only Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, his native New York, and a single elector in Pennsylvania.


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