George Washington


The Formation of a New Country



The Creation

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We take for granted all of the departments and all the workings of the United States government.  However, every little detail of every little aspect of the formation of our new country had to be dealt with.  A good example of this is the present document announcing the Act for the formation of the Treasury Department; In addition, Washington announces the Act for registering ships … one of the thousands of mundane Acts necessary for the operation of a government.