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This collection is from a series of programs produced in conjunction with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, with funding from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. In addition to examining the lives of slaves in the colonial period, the collection takes a look at the ironies inherent in the development of a Constitution to protect citizen rights in a nation where the practice of slavery was legal. More information about the programs, including lesson plans and other accompanying materials, can be found at https://www.fcps.edu/node/31393.

Slavery in the Colonial Period Fairfax County Public Schools

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This collection is from a series of programs produced in conjunction with George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, with funding from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. In addition to examining the lives of slaves in the colonial period, the collection takes a look at the ironies inherent in the development of a Constitution to protect citizen rights in a nation where the practice of slavery was legal. More information about the programs, including lesson plans and other accompanying materials, can be found at https://www.fcps.edu/node/31393.

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