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Why Did George Washington Have Slaves?

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Why Did George Washington Have Slaves?

36,353 views November 23, 2018
George Washington was the first President of the United States and one of the founding fathers, but he was also a slave owner. Our associate curator discusses in depth why George Washington owned slaves, and how his views on it evolved during his lifetime. #AskMountVernon
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