Who Was the First President?
Early Life and Career of the First President George Washington, born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia, was the first president of the United States. He was raised on his family’s tobacco plantation, which was managed by his mother after his father’s death. Washington’s formal education ended at age 15, and he began working as a surveyor, mapping…Read More »
Where Was Alexander Hamilton Born?
Introduction to Alexander Hamilton’s Birthplace Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States, was born on January 11, 1755, on the island of Nevis in the British West Indies. His mother, Rachel Faucett Lavien, was married to John Michael Lavien, a merchant, but the couple separated when Hamilton was a child. His father, James Hamilton, was a…Read More »