The war between England and the colonies started. George was the leader. The war lasted 8 years. When the war was over he went back to Mount Vernon.
Five years later George was elected first Presedent of the Uninted States.
George loved his farm. every day he went out and looked at his farm. Once day he was cought in a rain storm. And he got pneumonia. On December 14, 1799 he died.