Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.
A body of electors who represent each state's vote in choosing the president.
Washington's wife, entertained guests and attended social events with her husband
An action or decision that later serves as an example.
Judiciary Act of 1789
This act created three levels of federal courts and defined their powers and relationship to the state courts.