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Washington at the Plow

The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery

  • Introduction: The Life of a Husbandman
  • 1. The Experiments of a Virginia Planter
  • 2. The Agricultural Foundations of Independence
  • 3. Mount Vernon in Wartime
  • 4. New Farming in a New Nation
  • 5. Enslaved Agricultural Labor at Mount Vernon
  • 6. Cincinnatus and the World of Improvement
  • 7. The Farmer President
  • 8. Agriculture and the Path to Emancipation
  • Epilogue: The Reputation of a Farmer
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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