1. Who was the US's first President? George Washington 2. When was the Declaration of Independence signed? 1666 3. Who did the US "win independence" from? British 4. Who is the head of the US Executive Branch of government? George Bush All were total guesses. We dont do any US history at school, excpet I did Civil Rights as an option. Im guessing I got 2 right. 1666 was the great fire of london, i like that date, so i put that in What theory are you trying to prove?