Which one is true?
- a) could not free his slaves in his will.
- b) insisted on having his portrait on the first U.S. coins.
- c) presented a play to his men at Valley Forge.
And the answer is … C.
George Washington presented the play Cato at Valley Forge. It was one of the most popular plays of the 18th Century and a favorite of Washington’s. He saw it several times. In a letter, he saw himself playing the role of Juba, the young African lover of Cato’s daughter.