20 Most Controversial Things You Don’t Know About Historical Presidents

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16. George Washington Was An Awful Military Commander

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While Washington was a great symbol for the young nation, he simply lacked the skills it took to win battles. It’s said he was good at retreating and getting his men out of danger, but he also lost nearly every major battle he fought. After losing the city of Philadelphia to the British, French troops had to help America win back the city. The French army had to clean up Washington’s mistakes, people, no wonder your history teacher didn’t cover this small detail.