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Born February 22, 1732—Washington grew up in a wealthy upbringing and was certainly set up for success from a very young age. Although he did not receive a formal education, by early adulthood he was a talented draftsman and mapmaker. Washington was most known for his admiration of status and power as he made it his life goal to attain it. Prior to his presidency, Washington had quite the expansive colonial military career. During the French and Indian War, Washington served as the lieutenant colonel and second-in-command to over three hundred soldiers. Once the war concluded, Washington had increased his...

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