ERIC Number: EJ552992
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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George Washington: A Hero for American Students?
Jordan, Ervin L., Jr.; Bennett, Clifford T.
Social Studies, v88 n4 p154-56 Jul-Aug 1997
Discusses the career of George Washington with specific emphasis on his racial views and his role as a slaveholder. Describes Washington as a man bound by racial and political mores of his time. Although troubled by certain aspects of slavery, Washington directly benefited from the operation of this system. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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