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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 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.
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, 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.