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* [[Napoleon Bonaparte]], who was Washington's opponent on the show, ordered ten days of mourning in France upon learning of Washington's death.
 
* [[Napoleon Bonaparte]], who was Washington's opponent on the show, ordered ten days of mourning in France upon learning of Washington's death.
 
* George Washington indirectly caused Napoleon's rise to power. When the French military assisted the American Revolution, their country quickly became bankrupt from the war, leading to the French Revolution, which lead to the overthrow of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette causing Napoleon's rise to power.
 
* George Washington indirectly caused Napoleon's rise to power. When the French military assisted the American Revolution, their country quickly became bankrupt from the war, leading to the French Revolution, which lead to the overthrow of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette causing Napoleon's rise to power.
* Washington and Napoleon both took on the intensely hated and mentally unstable [[wikipedia:George_III_of_the_United_Kingdom|King George III of Great Britain]]. However in 1811, George III's mental illness rendered him unable to reign. This left Napoleon to face the King's son and regent, George IV.
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* Washington and Napoleon both took on the intensely hated and mentally unstable [[wikipedia:George_III_of_the_United_Kingdom|King George III of Great Britain]].
 
*There has been some debate whether or not Washington actually used guerrilla warfare. Washington himself was a gentleman who didn't like to use guerrilla warfare, and prohibited his soldiers from fighting this kind of war. It was Charles Lee who mainly fought the revolution using guerrilla warfare. However, there were times when Washington did use guerrilla warfare, such as the [[wikipedia:Forage War|Forage War]], where the general instructed his militias to harass and raid British supply posts as well as conducting hit and run tactics. Some concluded that Washington used guerrilla tactics when outnumbered and conventional warfare when possible.
 
*There has been some debate whether or not Washington actually used guerrilla warfare. Washington himself was a gentleman who didn't like to use guerrilla warfare, and prohibited his soldiers from fighting this kind of war. It was Charles Lee who mainly fought the revolution using guerrilla warfare. However, there were times when Washington did use guerrilla warfare, such as the [[wikipedia:Forage War|Forage War]], where the general instructed his militias to harass and raid British supply posts as well as conducting hit and run tactics. Some concluded that Washington used guerrilla tactics when outnumbered and conventional warfare when possible.
 
* On July 4, 1976 Washington he was granted a posthumous promotion to General of the Armies of the United States, legislatively defined to be the highest possible rank in the US Army. The resolution stated that Washington's seniority had rank and precedence over all other grades of the Army, past or present, effectively making Washington the highest ranked U.S. officer of all time.
 
* On July 4, 1976 Washington he was granted a posthumous promotion to General of the Armies of the United States, legislatively defined to be the highest possible rank in the US Army. The resolution stated that Washington's seniority had rank and precedence over all other grades of the Army, past or present, effectively making Washington the highest ranked U.S. officer of all time.
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