George Washington is often referred to as the Father of our nation, the indispensable man, and the first President of the United States. These are all mostly true, except that the last accomplishment may not be his, from a certain point of view. Indeed, Washington was the first President under the Constitution, but it was Samuel Huntington who became President before him under the Articles of Confederation.
No matter how you classify being “first,” Huntington was a crucial and prominent figure during the American Revolution during one of our darkest hours. In this episode, hear how his steady and constant leadership helped to preserve our Independence.