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  1. Funding at Nation - Washington Jeffersion and Hamilton

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    Our first president and two members of his cabinet discuss and debate the ways and means of financing the government of our fledgling nation. Originally presented as part of the 2011 George Washington…

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    • Inaugural Visions Presidents Washington to Obama

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      How do Americans measure leadership, vision, and policy to select the candidate they feel is best qualified to guide the nation? How has the process changed? Are the underlying principles of leadership…

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      • Nation to Nation

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        As the first president of the United States, George Washington faced a myriad of challenges in solidifying the nation under one federal head as well as overseeing foreign relations with both European…

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        • The Constitution and Executive Power

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          What did the founding fathers intend the powers of the chief executive to be? How has judicial review added or subtracted from these powers? How has the President’s relationship with Congress…

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          • History Notes: The Music of Washington’s World

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            History Notes: The Music of Washington’s World explores the soundtrack of George Washington’s 18th century world. It was a time of amazing change—a time that saw the creation of…

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            • Seed to Table - Farming at Mount Vernon

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              This program provides students with the opportunity to learn more about George Washington as a farmer and a businessman. Students also learn about how a farm works; how farm resources are managed;…

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              • Slavery at Mount Vernon

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                Mt. Vernon reflected George Washington’s status in society and his accomplishments in establishing and leading a new nation built on the ideals of “liberty and justice for all.”…

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                • Harpischords in the Mansion

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                  David Hildebrand describes how harpsichords work and the unique sound that they make.

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                  • "No Scornful Beauty" with Lyrics

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                    David Hildebrand plays "No Scornful Beauty" accompanied by lyrics. He is playing this 18th century song on the harpsichord in the New Room, here, at George Washington's Mansion.

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                    • "No Scornful Beauty" Instrumentals

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                      David Hildebrand plays "No Scornful Beauty" on the harpsichord in George Washington's New Room.

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                      • "Over the Hill and Far Away."

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                        David Hildebrand plays a favorite of General Washington's, "Over the Hill and Far away," On the harpsichord in George Washington's New Room.

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                        • July Fourth At Mount Vernon

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                          There is no more inspirational place to celebrate the Fourth of July than Mount Vernon, the home of the country's first president, George Washington. Join us on Friday, July 4 from 8 a.m. - 5…

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