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...
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 ...
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 ...
Find out more about the history of White House, including videos, interesting
articles, ... The cornerstone was laid on October 13, 1792, and over the next eight
years a ... Built at a cost of $232,372, the two-story house was not quite
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.
Jul 26, 2016 ... Claim: The White House was built using slave labor. ... one which went almost
completely unnoticed and unrecorded for many years.
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 ...
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.
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.
Jul 26, 2016 ... Fact-checking whether slaves did indeed build the White House. ... Fact-
Checking First Lady Michelle Obama's Saying White House 'Was Built by Slaves'
... interest over the years, and the White House Historical Association ...