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Mount Vernon (We the People)

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Describes Mount Vernon, the home of George and Martha Washington. Includes information on the farming and businesses run from Mount Vernon, and the slaves that worked there.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Compass Point Books (first published August 2004)
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Sarah
Feb 16, 2013 Sarah rated it liked it
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I actually did like this book. I think it gave a good history of George Washington's Mt. Vernon and all the things he did to improve it. There are a lot of wonderful pictures, paintings, and maps. He also went over what happened to Mt. Vernon after Washington's death which is something you don't hear too much about.

I also did appreciate that the author gave due credit to the hard work of George Washington's slaves. The thing that I DID take issue with was that the author comes across as extremel
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