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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 ... The cornerstone was laid on October 13, 1792, and over the next eight years a ... and freed African Americans and European immigrants built the Aquia Creek ...

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

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Jul 27, 2016 ... The grounds of the White House on April 22, 1967, are shown in an aerial view. ... that today I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves. ... that acknowledges its slave history, and perhaps a million each year ...

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 White House Was, in Fact, Built by Slaves | Smart News ...

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Jul 26, 2016 ... While the White House Historical Association reports that the D.C. ... often renting workers from their masters for year-long periods of time.

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

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Jul 26, 2016 ... Claim: The White House was built using slave labor. ... one which went almost completely unnoticed and unrecorded for many years.

Michelle Obama correct that the White House was built by slaves ...

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Jul 25, 2016 ... She did this by citing her own residence for the past eight years as an ... "I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves," she said.

Some readers unconvinced by our True rating for White House slave ...

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Jul 27, 2016 ... ... statement that the White House "was built by slaves" as True. ... the invention of steam shovels still several years away, these slaves dug for ...

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. ... sought to eliminate the slave trade to American shores in twenty years' time.

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Started: 1792
Completed: 1801
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Building the White House - White House Historical Association

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The Federal City, as it was first known, would need buildings for the national government, and Congress allowed 10 years for them to be built. Secretary of State ...

Slaves at the White House Did More Than Just Build It | TIME

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Jul 28, 2016 ... (Nor was the White House the only D.C. landmark built by slaves: in 2012, ... That same year, Congress passed the Compromise of 1850, which ...

Michelle Obama Claims the White House Was 'Built by Slaves'… But ...

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Jun 4, 2016 ... First, the White House was not built solely — or even primarily — by slaves. ...... She spent the last 7+ years living in a residence that slaves ...