AT the time of American Revolutionary War the person who commands the Army is Commander-in-Chief George Washington. He is one of the Founding Fathers of the America.
He presided over the covenant that prepared the United States Structure, which changed the Articles of Association and continues the highest law of the land. There are numerous great historical story of Washington’s life written by different authors but the most famous story is George Washington cherry tree.
The best known story about George’s childhood is that he cut down his father’s most favorite tree “cherry tree” and admitted the act when asked “I can’t tell a lie, Pa.” The anecdote was first reported by writer Weems, who after Washington’s death talk to people who knew him as a child over a long earlier. The story goes that George was about 6 years old and had been given a hatch, which he actively used to cut at just about everything in vision. Once in a morning, he even chop up at a cherry tree, ultimately cutting it down. When threatened about it by his father, George scrupled but told everything to his father. He admitted to the fault. Rather than punishing George Washington for cutting the cherry tree, his father said to his son that his son’s honesty was worth more than thousands of trees. It is signified to be a story that’s a lesson in honesty, and shows one of George Washington’s many imaginary virtues.
This story was first published by the writer Weems in 1809, 10 years after George Washington’s death, the story supposedly came from an old neighbor who’d known George Washington as a boy. However, it is the only historical informant of the story, and as an authentic source, it is not very realistic.
Truth about George Washington cherry tree:
Very few people was known about Washington’s childhood, and his beloved relationship with his father, who expired when George Washington was just 11 years old. When Washington was about 6 years old, he was made the well-to-do chief of a hatchet of which, like little boys, he was really fond. He went about cutting everything that appeared his way.
One day, as he walked in the garden amusing himself by chopping his mother’s pea firewood, he found an attractive, young cherry tree, of which his father was feel proud. He strived the edge of his hatchet on the trunk of the tree and woofed it so that it died.
When his father found what had happened to his beloved and most favorite English cherry tree.
He came into the house in huge anger, and asked to know who the impish person was who had cut down the tree. No one have the dare to tell him the truth about it. But the brave and honest Washington told his father’s that I can’t tell lie pa, I have done this. Washington’s father calm down after knowing this truth from his six years old child and finally forgive him.
So, the George Washington cherry tree is the lesson book for every child, teen and people who get scared of truth. Just read this book and you definitely feel a positive wave with you.