Educator Resources for George Washington

Want to meet the father of our country? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the extraordinary life of George Washington! You’ll learn a little about his early life, including the first job he took how he rose to military prominence. You’ll also find out why Washington was elected Commander-in-Chief of the colonial armies, and how he played a big role in the colonies’ victory in the American Revolutionary War. Learn about a key attack he led on Christmas 1776; why the battle he led Valley Forge was so awful; and where he at last won victory against Britain. Finally, you’ll learn what Washington did after the war and how he managed to keep a young country together. He certainly wasn’t perfect, but he helped make the United States what it is today!