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This site, produced by the National Portrait Gallery, was created to accompany the famous portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart. Each of the resources on the site supports learning about George Washington through transcripts of historical news articles, modern articles about Washington, and interactive puzzles. Articles cover the major events in Washington's life, slavery in the colonial era, medicine and Washington's death, and colonial gossip columns.


  • Arts > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


3 to 12 | Interactive



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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial


George Washington
Update Standards?

4.2.7: District of Columbia Arts Education Learning Standards

Demonstrate ability to work safely, cooperatively, and collaboratively with other students in improvised or choreographed movement activities.

4.2.7: District of Columbia Arts Education Learning Standards

Use the interaction between positive and negative space in a works of art.

4.2.7: Indiana's Academic Standards Social Studies

Use a variety of information resources to take a position or recommend a course of action on a public issue relating to Indiana's past or present.

4.2.7: Indiana's Academic Standards English/Language Arts

Follow multiple-step instructions in a basic technical manual.

4.2.7: North Dakota Social Studies Content Standards

Explain the significance of fur trading in North Dakota (e.g., Hudson Bay, Charbonneau, American Fur Company, LaVerendrye)

4.2.7: North Dakota Foreign Language Content Standards

Identify appropriate non-verbal communication (i.e., gestures, counting with fingers).

4.2.7: North Dakota Foreign Language Content Standards

Analyze impact of non-verbal communication cues (e.g., view a target language film or video without the sound and analyze the gestures and other nonverbal cues to determine meaning and context).
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