The Patriot Papers

Grade Range: 3-12
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Duration: 45 minutes
Date Posted: 12/17/2012

This site, produced by the National Portrait Gallery, was created to accompany the famous portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart. Each of the resources on the site supports learning about George Washington through transcripts of historical news articles, modern articles about Washington, and interactive puzzles. Articles cover the major events in Washington’s life, slavery in the colonial era, medicine and Washington’s death, and colonial gossip columns.