George Washington Establishing Precedents Precedent Setting President Precedent_something done or said that may serve as an example or rule to authorize or justify a subsequent act of the same kind. Give an example of a precedent. Does the example work when compared with the definition? Precedent Setting President Washington accomplished many firsts for the presidency of the United States. Movie Focus on the contributions and precedents of George Washington as related by Dr. Higganbotham Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. List at least 3 contributions and 3 precedents on a piece of paper. Dr. Higginbotham Quick Time Movie George Washington’s Contributions to the Office of the Presidency Script: George Washington’s Contributions to the Office of the Presidency Contributions What contributions did you list? What precedents established by Washington did you list?