Mount Vernon and the Dilemma of a Revolutionary Slave Holder
, like most powerful Virginians of the 18th century, derived most of his wealth and status from the labor of African and African American slaves. At his father's death in 1743, eleven-year-old George inherited ten slaves.
What events influenced George Washington's perception of and experience with slavery?
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas
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