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Started: 1792
Completed: 1801

White House - Wikipedia

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The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United .... The main residence, as well as foundations of the house, were built largely by enslaved and free...

Q&A: Did slaves build the White House? - White House Historical ...

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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 ...

White House - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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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 ...

Was the White House Built by Slaves? : snopes.com

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Jul 26, 2016 ... During her 2016 Democratic National Convention speech, Michelle Obama asserted that the White House had been built using slave labor.

History | whitehouse.gov

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This is really what the White House is all about. It's the “People's House.” It's a place that is steeped in history, but it's also a place where everyone should feel ...

First Lady References White House 'Built by Slaves' in Grad Speech ...

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First, the White House was not built solely — or even primarily — by slaves. In addition to the slaves, the labor force consisted of local (from Maryland and ...

Yes, Slaves Did Help Build the White House - The New York Times

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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.

The ugly truth about the White House and its history of slavery - The ...

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Jul 27, 2016 ... The White House in 2014 in Washington, photographed from ... #BillOreilly says slaves who built #WhiteHouse were well fed & had decent ...

Slaves at the White House Did More Than Just Build It - Time

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Jul 28, 2016 ... When Michelle Obama reminded Americans slaves built the White House, the White House Historical Association updated its summary of that ...