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Started: 1792
Completed: 1801

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States, .... The main residence, as well as foundations of the house, were built largely by enslaved and free African-American laborers, as well as employed ...

www.whitehousehistory.org/questions/did-slaves-build-the-white-house

Construction on the President's House began in 1792 in Washington, D.C., ... enslaved and free—to provide the bulk of labor that built the White House, the ...

www.whitehousehistory.org/teacher-resources/building-the-white-house

Teacher's Text:The White House is an enduring symbol of our nation's leadership . It is also ... A view of the countryside where the nation's capital would be built.

www.whitehouse.gov/about/inside-white-house

Our first president, George Washington, selected the site for the White House in 1791. The cornerstone was laid in 1792 and a competition design submitted by ...

www.history.com/topics/white-house

Find out more about the history of White House, including videos, interesting articles, ... Built at a cost of $232,372, the two-story house was not quite completed ...

www.nytimes.com/2016/07/27/us/politics/michelle-obama-white-house-slavery.html

Jul 26, 2016 ... “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves,” Michelle Obama said on Monday night at the Democratic convention.

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/history-white-house

History of the White House and Washington, D.C. from 1792 to today. ... D.C., is one of the only cities in the world that was designed before it was built. First ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/07/26/the-ugly-truth-about-the-white-house-and-its-history-of-slavery

Jul 26, 2016 ... The White House in 2014 in Washington, photographed from ... #BillOreilly says slaves who built #WhiteHouse were well fed & had decent ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/white-house-was-fact-built-slaves-180959916

Jul 26, 2016 ... But what documentation exists today shows that many of Washington, D.C.'s most iconic government buildings, including the White House, ...