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    Washington and the Founding of Washington, D.C.

    Author Kenneth Bowling talked about George Washington’s fascination with the Potomac River, which led to the development along the river and which subsequently led to the choice of Washington,…

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    Washington and Modern Day America

    Richard Brookhiser, senior editor for National Review, described George Washington as a man of charisma, a hero, a gentleman, a skeptic, and a politician. He spoke about civility and its impact…

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    George Washington and the American Revolution

    American history professors talked about the life of George Washington, the Virginia aristocracy, the American West, and the Revolutionary War. They outlined the reasons Washington became…

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    Washington and Slavery

    Ms. Thompson talked about George Washington as a slave owner. She said that he was known for implementing changes in crops and techniques which would have challenged slaves. She also said…

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    Washington's Relationship with Women

    Resident Director of George Washington’s Mount Vernon James Rees talked about George Washington’s relationships with the women in his life including his mother, Sally Fairfax, Martha…

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