10 of the Biggest Lies in History. ::: According to myth, a young George Washington confessed to cutting down a cherry tree by proclaiming, "I cannot tell a lie." The story is testament to how much respect Americans have for their cherished first president and honesty in general. Unfortunately, in the annals of history it seems there are 10 dishonest scoundrels for every honorable hero like Washington. Supposedly, the truth can set you free. But for many, deceit holds the key to money, fame, rev
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This CCSS aligned primary source analysis uses George Washington's Farewell Address to help students understand early American policies and the beginnings of our 2 party system. Great for higher level thinking and comprehension!