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Washington's reception on his way to be inaugurated first president of the United States.
Washington on his way to be inaugurated as the first president of the United States

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Independence and the Presidency
The soldiers were so excited and filled with patriotism after they heard the Declaration that they rushed over to the Bowling Green and tore down the statue of King George III. Shortly after this the British, as Washington expected, attacked the colonists and the American Revolution was under way. The colonists fought eight long, hard years (1775-1783) for their independence from Britain.
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