Who was the first President of the United States of America?
- IcedCoffee44Lv 73 years ago
- esim345Lv 73 years ago
Depends on what you mean by that. Here are some candidates, with the dates they served:
1774/09/05-1774/10/22 Peyton Randolph - First President of the First Continental Congress
1775/05/10-1775/05/24 Peyton Randolph - First President of the Second Continental Congress, first President after the American Revolution started
1775/05/24-1777/10/29 John Hancock - President of the Second Continental Congress when it voted to declare independence from Great Britain on 1776/07/02 (that's not a typo)
1779/09/28-1781/07/10 Samuel Huntington - President of the Second Continental Congress when it confirmed ratification of the Articles of Confederation on 1781/03/01, thereafter first President of the Congress of the Confederation
1781/07/09 - Samuel Johnston - First person elected President of the Congress of the Confederation after the ratification of the Articles of Confederation, but he declined
1781/07/10-1781/11/05 Thomas McKean - First President to be elected and serve as President of the Congress of the Confederation after the ratification of the Articles of Confederation
1781/11/05-1782/11/04 John Hanson - Third President of the Congress of the Confederation. Sometimes mistakenly cited as the first something, although he isn't really the first anything
1789/04/30-1797/03/04 George Washington - First President of the United States under the modern Constitution
- Warren GLv 73 years ago
General George Washington
- Anonymous3 years ago
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- JessicaLv 63 years ago
His first name was George. That's all I can tell you, because it's good for kids to do their own homework.