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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington

Washington was of primarily English gentry descent, especially from Sulgrave, England. His great-grandfather John Washington immigrated to Virginia in 1656 and began accumulating land and slaves, as did his son Lawrence and his grandson, George's father Augustine. Augustine was a tobacco planter who also tried ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_the_United_States_by_education

George Washington never attended college, though The College of William & Mary did issue him a surveyor's certificate. Only three Presidents attended foreign colleges at the undergraduate level: John F. Kennedy at the London School of Economics and John Quincy Adams at Leiden University (with both transferring to ...

www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/biography

George Washington – first American president, commander of the Continental Army, president of the Constitutional Convention, and gentleman planter. These were the roles in ... Commonly the children of Virginia gentry were taught at home by private tutors or in local private schools. ... Nor did he attend college. His formal ...

www.mountvernon.org/digital-encyclopedia/article/education

George Washington's education resulted from a process of close study and imitation of the Virginia elite. This informal education helped to shape Washington's perceptions about the world and ultimately provided him with both self- discipline and social grace, skills that helped him in polite society. Born into mid-level gentry ...

www.reference.com/history/did-george-washington-school-c2c668ffa3eea510

George Washington did not attend school; he was home-schooled. He also studied with the local church. When Washington was older, he had a schoolmaster who gave him lessons in math, English, Latin and...

www.historyrocket.com/American-History/political-history/george-washington/Where-Did-George-Washington-Go-To-School.html

Where Did George Washington Go To School Ironically, the education and learning phases in the life of George Washington, the first President of the United States,

www.aproundtable.org/history-blog/blog.cfm?ID=861&AUTHOR_ID=9

Oct 31, 2011 ... Where did George Washington go to High School? What was the mascot of his alma mater? Did they have a marching band? Of course these are trick questions , but probably many will be surprised to know that High School is actually a modern invention. . . .not hitting the American scene in education until ...

www.csmonitor.com/USA/2012/0220/Presidents-Day-five-facts-you-didn-t-know-about-George-Washington/He-never-attended-college

Feb 20, 2012 ... In fact, Washington had no formal education at all. Just like their father, Washington's two older brothers were sent across the Atlantic Ocean to attend school in England at Appleby School. But when his father died, the promise of George's formal education ended. Instead, he received the equivalent of an ...

www.kenmore.org/ferryfarm/boyhood.html

George's father and older half-brothers studied at the Appleby School in northwest England. Augustine's early death prevented George from going to England for a formal, classical education. It is thought that George crossed the Rappahannock River to Fredericksburg to study at the school kept by the Rev. James Marye ...