Mount Vernon George Washington’s Plantation
By Janet Giel-Romo, Ed.D.
George Washington lived in Virginia.
He owned a plantation. A plantation is a big farm.
His plantation was called Mount Vernon.
Slaves had to work on his plantation. Slaves did not get paid. Slavery is not allowed anymore.
Slaves grew wheat. George Washington sold the wheat.
People bought wheat to make bread.
Slaves took care of George Washington’s animals.
Mount Vernon is now a museum. Tourists can see the plantation.
You’ve Got This!
Who is this?
A. George Washington
B. A Prince
Where did Washington live?
B. New York
What is a plantation?
B. Big farm
B. Big Farm
What was George Washington’s plantation called?
B. Mount Vernon
Was George Washington a president?
A. Yes B. No
Who worked on Washington’s plantation?
What grew on the plantation?
What can you make with wheat?
Did George Washington have animals?
Can people go to Mount Vernon today?
A. Yes, it is a museum.
Made with FlippingBook HTML5