The Property Of The Nation
George Washington'S Tomb, Mount Vernon, And The Memory Of The First President
de Matthew R. Costello
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Todays larger-than-life image of George Washington is the result of the complicated, intertwined processes of icon- and nation-making during the first half of the nineteenth century, when politicians, enslaved African Americans, women, and the rising middling class played tug-of-war with Washingtons symbolic meaning.