Mount Vernon

The CNN host sarcastically shows how Trump is definitely way smarter than George Washington.
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To honor Nelly's work and capture her position in life, I have created one graphic of her beloved tomato soup recipe, as well as a poetry graphic about her destiny as a plantation matron. Similar Quaker and slave graphics tied to Woodlawn's food history are forthcoming.
Through embracing new ideas and investing in relationship development programs, we will combat racial profiling, provide better training, and deliver a more effective policing model for others to follow. This is the necessary work to build trust between law enforcement and the public to triumph over tragedy and move forward.
I'll spend the morning at Mount Vernon, home of George Washington, who led the military movement for independence. Close
One could be excused for believing the world is upside down at the moment. On the campaign stump, Donald Trump is now invoking the name of George Washington to defend protectionist designs underpinned by crude anti-immigrant slurs.
Traces of this other Washington are everywhere. As the new capital was rising from former woods and swampland, slaves labored on many of its buildings, including the White House and the Capitol.
By the time George Washington died in 1799, the enslaved population on his Mount Vernon planation included 318 people, 123 who were "owned" by Washington himself and the rest who were part of the estate of his wife's children from a previous marriage. Instead of freeing the people he claimed to own in his will, Washington transferred ownership to his wife. Some of these people were freed in 1801.
No city better reflects the spirits of America from its very beginnings to its reputation today as the world's melting pot. There's still time to partake in some of the capital's holiday spirit.
As much as we would like to thank of our Founding Fathers as icons or demigods, they did not escape the influence of the times in which they lived. Master George's People captures that lifestyle, often from a slave's point of view, with telling photographs by Lori Epstein.
"Tourists in Washington can't go to the Washington Monument. They cannot go to the museums. They're all shut down," Hudgins
There's a lot more to learn about the first president and his fascinating life with dogs. And now you and your dog can go
Rye whiskey using George Washington's own recipe will soon go on sale at the first president's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia.
"We the People" create the institutions that serve us. It's easy to forget that we -- individual citizens -- are the ones responsible for our children's education.
Washington's tolerance of and friendships with Muslims may be a product of his adherence to the principles of Enlightenment, which emphasized a concern for human rights and freedom of choice
Callista will be signing “Land of the Pilgrims’ Pride,” a children's book wherein a patriotic elephant travels through Colonial
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