George Washington: Presidency & Facts

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Why did George Washington create a Cabinet of advisers?

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1. What was the maximum number of terms that Washington thought a president should serve?

2. What best describes Washington's attitude about being the first president?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Everything about George Washington's presidency was a first, and this quiz/worksheet combo specifically tests you on how Washington built the office using the Constitution, his cabinet, and his own political attitudes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • When George Washington was elected president
  • How Washington interpreted the Constitution
  • How many terms Washington thought a president should serve
  • Why George Washington created a Cabinet
  • Washington's attitude toward being the first president

Skills Practiced

These tools test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related U.S. history lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the history of presidential term limits in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding George Washington's attitude about the presidency and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled George Washington: Presidency & Facts. The lesson meets the following objectives:

  • Trace how long George Washington was President of the United States
  • Identify members of George Washington's cabinet
  • Understand how George Washington interpreted the Constitution during his presidency
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