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Why didn't George Washington publish the poem Wheatley addressed to him?
George Washington didn't publish the poem Wheatley addressed to him because there were many people in Boston who insisted that it was not possible for a slave to possess such literary ability.
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George Washington didn't publish the poem Wheatley addressed to him because there were many people in Boston who insisted that it was not possible for a slave to possess such literary ability.
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George Washington did not publish the poem that Wheatley addressed to him because A. he did not like It B. he was -afraid that It would make other Revolutionary leaders jealous C. he feared that his patronage would be mistaken for vanity D. his wife. Martha, preferred a poem written by Joel Barlow
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