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In Their Own Words

These videos showcase life at Mount Vernon in the 1700 and how members of different socioeconomic classes, including General and Mrs. Washinton,  viewed the American Revolution, fight for freedom from the British and other aspects of life during the war.

Tags: Mount Vernon, Washington, Revolutionary War, political revolution, slavery, history, social studies, freedom

 

 

Video Segments for In Their Own Words

1. Ben, an Enslaved Miller

Length: 3 min. 28 sec.

In collaboration with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

2. Caroline, an Enslaved House Servant

Length: 2 min. 37 sec.

In collaboration with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

3. Dr. Craik, George Washington's Doctor

Length: 4 min. 6 sec.

In collaboration with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

4. Martha Washington, Homespun and Lace

Length: 2 min. 51 sec.

In collaboration with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

5. Martha Washington, Letters from the General

Length: 3 min. 28 sec.

In collaboration with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

6. Caroline, War Comes to Mount Vernon

Length: 4 mins. 15 secs.

In collaboration with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

7. Ben, Revolution and Industry

Length: 5 mins. 13 secs.

In collaboration with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens.

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