After the states agreed to ratify the Constitution, George Washington became the country’s first president.
Abigail Adams was like a modern woman, even though she lived in colonial times.
The men who created the U.S. Constitution are often called the country’s “founders” or “framers.”
Americans call George Washington “the father of our country.”
This week, Americans remember an important date in history: one hundred fifty years ago, President Abraham Lincoln was killed.
Abraham Lincoln did not live to see the final surrender of the armies of the Confederacy.
On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union General Ulysses Grant.