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Why Did George Washington Have Slaves?

Slavery At Mount Vernon
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Did the Enslaved People Know They'd Be Freed in Washington's Will?

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Before George Washington died, he wrote in his will that after he and Martha died, he wanted the enslaved people that he owned to be freed. But did the enslaved people know they were to be freed? #AskMountVernon Learn more about slavery at Mount Vernon: https://www.mountvernon.org/slavery
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