Which one is true?

    George Washington

  • 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.

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