Agatha Christie a write complete sentences with the following information. Use the simple past tense



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George Washington



A) Write complete sentences with the following information. Use the simple past tense.
- Date of Birth : February 22, 1732

- Date of Death : December 14, 1799 at the age of 67.

- Circumstance of death :

- Job : (be) the first president of the United States of America



- Family :

On January 6th 1759, he (marry) Martha Dandridge Custis



B) Use the simple past tense and fill in the gaps with the following verbs:


Be (8X) – have – ask – defeat – create – admire – refuse – appear – rebel – do not – want

, he ………….. a general and the commander of the American forces who ………………………. Britain in the American War of Independence (1775–1783).

, he ……………..elected the first President of the United States in 1789. He …………… re-elected in 1792. His role ……………… very important for the foundation of the United States  the foundation of a national identity (before his actions to unite the country, the people living in America came from different part of Europe and they often …………………… because they …………………… to obey to a different culture). For example, Washington …………………….. a national university and he …………………… the government to choose a capital city for the USA (before that, there ……….. no capital city and no real national identity in the USA) : , it’s called Washington D.C.

Washington's surname …………… the "Father of his Country" and his face ………………………….. on one-dollar-bills.

His wife ………….. rich and they …………. a gigantic plantation with more than 100 slaves working for them (Washington …………………. to abolish slavery he could not admit it to the public opinion because he ……………… want to divide the country, so he had to make sacrifices to unite his country).

 a lot of Americans …………………. him  he ………………… courageous and intelligent.



C) Add a link word each time you see the following symbol :

And – then – to conclude – but – first – because – today



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