Before George Washington Was President
Before They Were President
Everyone knows George Washington was the first president of the young United States. Most also know that before he was president, Washington was the commander of the Continental army during the American Revolution. But Washington had a busy life long before the war. Readers of this lively biography will discover what life was like for the young Washington, from his childhood in rural Virginia through his surveying and military career to his early political life. Each spread contains accessible text and vivid images, plus captions and fact boxes that enhance the main text with additional information.