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Just about every American learns that Mount Vernon is Founding Father George Washington’s home. But there has been some controversy about this. The new problem of Mount Vernon is that people think it is too much about George Washington. Mount Vernon is up for being on the United Nations’ list of World Heritage sites. A group of advising the United States government on getting American sites onto the prestigious list initially rejected Mount Vernon solely because of the fact that George Washington seems to be the reason why Mount Vernon is so important. Now so that Mount Vernon can possibly get on the list of World Heritage
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Unformatted text preview: sites it is being considered a place of “outstanding universal value” because it is a preeminent example of “an evolved cultural landscape of the 18 th-century American south, based on English models.” • Frank Hodsoll who is the head of the advisory group and chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts under President Ronald Reagan once stated “Nothing against Mount Vernon but UNESCO as a general rule doesn’t commemorate presidents or chiefs of state because then you get into discussions of whose president is better than someone else’s president.”...
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