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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix


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Peggy Thomas

Farmer George Plants a Nation

A very accurate account of the contributions of George Washington. In addition to being a general and one of the first presidents of the United states, he also made contributions to agriculture. He had a self-sufficient farm in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The book includes actual excerpts from Washington's writings, a timeline, resource section, and essays on his thoughts on slavery. 

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Peggy Thomas
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