Think Freely Media presents Common Sense with Paul Jacob

On Dec. 23, 1783, General George Washington resigned his commission as commander in chief of the Continental Army, following the signing of the Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolutionary War, and retired to his home at Mount Vernon, Virginia. Many people at the time wanted Washington to become the new king. His quick resignation of his military post helped fortify the republican foundations of the new nation.

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